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 nearly 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

July 6, 2020

Another Pharmaceutical Firm Settles SEC Bribery Charges
Boston-based Alexion Pharmaceuticals agreed July 2 to pay the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) more than $21 million to settle charges that it violated the Foreign...

Administration Suspends Hong Kong's Special Status
As promised, in response to a new Chinese security law, the administration June 30 suspended its preferential treatment to Hong Kong, including the availability of license...

U.S. Loses UN Vote on Iran Nuclear Deal
The Trump administration’s recent attempts led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to marshal the international community to both isolate and punish Iran have been rebuffed...

Labor Enforcement, Autos Key to USMCA Success
So long NAFTA, it was nice knowing you. As industry groups and lawmakers celebrated the implementation date of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement passed...

Ex-Im Bank Has Work to Do After Four-Year Hiatus
The Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) June 30 acknowledged that four years out of the export financing market has taken a toll on its competitiveness against foreign export credit...

Administration Advises Industry on Chinese Forced Labor Risks
Continuing its campaign against China for its treatment of the Uyghur minority, the administration July 1 advised businesses with supply chains that include China’s Xinjiang...

Briefs: Trade Figures, Export Enforcement, Antiboycott

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