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Senate Finance Trade Subcommittee Leaders Urge Biden to Rejoin TPP in Op-Ed

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14 June 2021
Senate Finance Trade Subcommittee Chair Tom Carper (D-DE) and Ranking Member John Cornyn (R-TX)...

WSJ: U.S.-China Trade War Still Hurting American Companies

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14 June 2021
Today the Wall Street Journal profiled an Ohio-based bedding company in an article illustrating...

Senators Urge Biden to Pressure Nicaragua and Threaten CAFTA Status

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14 June 2021
Last week, a bipartisan group of Senators sent a letter to President Biden urging to him to...

G7 Leaders Announce Joint Actions on Forced Labor, Taxes, and More

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14 June 2021
The G7 leaders have agreed upon a set of actions to respond to forced labor in global supply...

April Import Data Shows Huge Surge in Apparel Imports

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14 June 2021
As economies reopen following the COVID-19 shutdowns that tanked trade last Spring, it’s no...

CBP Releases Updated Trade Statistics Through May

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10 June 2021
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has posted their May 2021 Operational Update, noting that...

USTR Outlines Worker-Centered Trade Policy at AFL-CIO Event

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10 June 2021
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai delivered remarks at an AFL-CIO town hall today...

More Analysis of the Senate China Legislation

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10 June 2021
David Spooner, USFIA Washington Counsel and Partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP, has provided USFIA...

Biden and Johnson Sign New Atlantic Charter

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10 June 2021
Earlier today President Joe Biden and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson signed a new Atlantic...

USTR Announces First USMCA Labor Council Meeting

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10 June 2021
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative announced that the first Labor Council of the...

IMF Publishes Study about Benefits of Corporate Minimum Tax

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10 June 2021
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published a study highlighting how different types of...

GFEMS Urges G7 to Eliminate Forced Labor

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10 June 2021
The Global Fund to End Modern Slavery (GFEMS) published an open letter to the G7 leaders who are...

DHS CCHT Voices Support for Uyghur Legislation

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10 June 2021
The DHS Center for Countering Human Trafficking (CCHT) recently sent out their June Quarterly...

Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Xinjiang

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10 June 2021
Today, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held joint subcommittee hearing, Atrocities in...

House Ways and Means Committee Asks CBP to Issue WRO on Xinjiang Polysilicon

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10 June 2021
Today, the members of the House Ways and Means Committee send a letter to CBP Acting Commissioner...