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Progress in U.S.-China Trade Talks

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20 September 2019
While there are no big breakthroughs in the negotiations, the reports from this week’s U.S.-China...

USFIA Files Comments on China 301 Tariffs

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20 September 2019
Yesterday, USFIA submitted comments to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in response to...

Kaplan Resigns at Commerce Department

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20 September 2019
On Thursday, the Under Secretary of Commerce for international trade, Gil Kaplan, resigned. Kaplan...

USTR Approves Some Product Exclusions and Updates Process

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19 September 2019
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has issued new product exclusions for Lists 1 –...

Retailers Reluctant to Raise Prices

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19 September 2019
As USFIA members know, the 301 tariffs have a direct impact on fashion brands and retailers and...

New AGOA Quantitative Limits

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19 September 2019
Today, the Federal Register released higher quantitative limits for the amount of duty-free and...

Cautious Optimism in U.S.-China Negotiations

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18 September 2019
With U.S.-China negotiations continuing this week in Washington, DC, White House Economic Advisor...

Bipartisan Support for Reinstating India’s GSP Eligibility

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18 September 2019
In advance of a meeting scheduled between President Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...