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Analysts: Unilateral U.S. actions pushing EU, China closer together

Unilateral trade actions taken by the United States are pushing the European Union and China close together and preventing the U.S. and Brussels from coordinating action to confront illicit Chinese trade practices, several trade analysts said on Tuesday.

Former Hill staffers: Slim chance of USMCA's passage this year

Former congressional trade committee lawyers this week expressed little optimism that the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement would be ratified this year, with many questioning President Trump’s willingness to address Democratic concerns and ensure a vote before August recess.

Trumka says Lighthizer still pushing Section 301 as USMCA enforcement tool

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is still insisting that Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 is a key enforcement mechanism for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s labor provisions, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told reporters on Tuesday.

Mexican ambassador: U.S. must be clearer about USMCA enforcement requests

Mexico's ambassador to the U.S. on Monday defended labor reform legislation required by the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which is expected to pass the Mexican Senate this week, as sufficient to ease U.S. concerns with the country’s labor compliance, calling on Democrats to be clearer about what they need to back the deal.

Japan, Australia join reform push with WTO Appellate Body proposal

Japan and Australia this week proposed language clarifying how the World Trade Organization Appellate Body should function, becoming the latest in a growing group of members attempting to address U.S. criticisms and stave off the impending paralysis of the appeals process.

Manufacturers group sues Treasury, Customs over substitution drawback rule

The National Association of Manufacturers this week filed suit against the Treasury Department and Customs and Border Protection over a recently implemented rule they say bans “substitution drawback,” a program which allows importers to recoup paid tariffs or taxes if they export similar products.

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet with President Trump in Washington, DC, just over a week after U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi held a first round of bilateral trade talks.

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