Washington Tariff & Trade Letter provides exclusive, behind-the-scenes news and analysis every week of U.S. trade policies, regulations and legislation, export controls, trade sanctions, and enforcement of antidumping and countervailing duty laws.

Based on 40 years of experience and extensive sources, Washington Tariff & Trade Letter delivers a concise briefing on bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations, particularly at the WTO, and trade disputes that directly affect international trade and investment.

In This Week's Issue

April 12, 2021

Democrats Urge USTR to Restart WTO Environmental Agreement
Consider it a four-year lunch break. A group of congressional Democrats April 7 introduced a resolution (H.Res.295) to direct the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to...

Iran Deal Partners Agree to Keep Talking
No one threw a shoe, and no knives were drawn. Participants in the Joint Commission on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or the Iran nuclear deal, agreed to keep...

CIT Knocks Down Section 232 Tariffs on Derivative Products
A Court of International Trade (CIT) panel April 5 knocked down the former president’s January 2020 order increasing Section 232 tariffs on “certain derivative” steel imports by...

Industry Argues for Smarter, Targeted Export Controls
While responses to the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) request for comments on President Biden’s recent executive orders on U.S. supply chains varied widely, many...

Briefs: Trade Figures, Burma, Entity List

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