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USTR Announces DST Agreement with India

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29 November 2021
Last week the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative announced that India’s Ministry of Finance...

WTO Postpones MC12 for the Second Time

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29 November 2021
In light of the new COVID variant that is causing travel bans across the world, the World Trade...

WTO Members Complete TFA Review

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29 November 2021
Members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) have completed their first-ever review of...

Ways & Means Committee Schedules Hearing on China

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29 November 2021
The House Ways & Means Trade Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled “Supporting U.S. Workers,...

Canadian Senate Considers Legislation on Xinjiang Import Ban

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29 November 2021
Last week a bill that would ban all imports from China’s Xinjiang region was introduced in...

Container Dwelling Fee on Hold until November 29

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23 November 2021
The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have announced that they will continue to postpone the...

Tai and Bianchi Meet with Counterparts in India

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23 November 2021
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and Deputy USTR Sarah Bianchi traveled to New Delhi, India...

FMC Announces December NSAC Meeting

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23 November 2021
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) will hold the next meeting of the National Shipper Advisory...

USITC Releases Phone Directory

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23 November 2021
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has released their phone directory with contact...

USTR Announces Digital Services Taxes Agreement with Turkey

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22 November 2021
The Office of the United States Trade Representative announced today that the Department of the...

House Passes Build Back Better Reconciliation bill

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19 November 2021
The House voted 220-212 to pass the “Build Back Better” reconciliation bill today, mostly along...

Canada Seizes Goods Made with Forced Labor 

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19 November 2021
Earlier this week, reports surfaced that Canada seized goods from China that it identified as...

USTR Tai Attends KORUS Joint Committee Meeting

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19 November 2021
The trade ministers for the US and Korea met today at the sixth Joint Committee Meeting of the...

Biden Administration Announces New Transparency Guidelines for Made-In-America Waivers

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19 November 2021
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Made in America Director Celeste Drake announced this...

White House Announces Priorities from 2021 North American Leaders’ Summit

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19 November 2021
Today President Biden met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Andrés...

White House Voices Support for Ocean Shipping Reform Act in Port Disruptions Update

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18 November 2021
The White House blog is posting regular bimonthly updates on the status of the nation’s...