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(In Trade)
March 12, 2019

The Finance chair said if 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods are increased to 25 percent, “I hope that we have an exclusion.”


(Daily News)
March 12, 2019

Any U.S.-China trade deal on tariffs and trade barriers will mandate that China not competitively devalue its currency and include enforceable transparency requirements, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday.


(In Trade)
March 11, 2019

“If you don’t achieve what you set out to achieve -- namely the permanent reform of China’s most abusive trade practices -- then walk away.”


(In Trade)
March 08, 2019

“We have hurt them,” he told CNBC, adding that “the documents from two weeks ago advanced enormously. That’s why the president is optimistic about the potential for a deal.”


(Daily News)
March 08, 2019

A senior White House official on Friday pushed back against claims that the U.S. and the European Union were far apart in early trade talks.


(In Trade)
March 07, 2019

Washington state's congressional delegation is urging Lighthizer to prioritize sanitary and phytosanitary issues, specifically for apples, in talks with Tokyo.


(In Trade)
March 05, 2019

“Yes, almost certainly a bilateral agreement with the Vietnamese. It may not even be a formal trade agreement. It may be just elements of what you would see in a full free trade agreement.”


(Daily News)
March 04, 2019

Despite significant progress made between Washington and Beijing since last December, a final trade deal could “fall apart” at the last minute, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said on Monday.


(In Trade)
March 04, 2019

“There is concern that if China achieved a dominant position in semiconductors, it might attempt to squeeze foreign competitors out of the market or use its lead as a coercive tool by denying or limiting sales.”


(In Trade)
March 01, 2019

On Twitter, the president cites progress in talks and his decision not to boost tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods to 25 percent.


(Daily News)
March 01, 2019

China’s ambassador to the World Trade Organization this week sharply rebuked a U.S. proposal crafted to greatly reduce the number of WTO members that qualify for developing country status and benefit from special and differential treatment.


(In Trade)
March 01, 2019

“In light of progress of the additional rounds of negotiations since December 2018, and at the direction of the President, the Trade Representative has determined that it no longer is appropriate for the rate of duty under the September 2018 action to increase to 25 percent on March 2, 2019.”


(Daily News)
March 01, 2019

China and India this week faced scrutiny over their domestic support policies on agriculture at a World Trade Organization Committee on Agriculture meeting where other members pushed both countries to further limit their trade-distorting support.


(In Trade)
March 01, 2019

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has said a deal struck with Beijing would not be submitted to the Congress.


(Daily News)
February 28, 2019

A World Trade Organization dispute settlement panel on Thursday found China’s agricultural subsidies exceeded its allowed amount in three of the four crops for which the U.S. claimed Beijing was breaching its commitments.


(Daily News)
February 28, 2019

A major Chinese business association on Wednesday claimed China has made “substantial progress” on intellectual property rights protection, but varied U.S. groups contended China has not made enough headway.


(In Trade)
February 28, 2019

Products would be exempt from tariffs if they are not commercially available outside of China, if they will increase the cost of living for low- and middle-income families or if they do not directly benefit from Chinese non-market practices.


(In Trade)
February 28, 2019

“All of a sudden everything picked up. So we had line-by-line discussions on Thursday and Friday, and then it was extended to Saturday and Sunday. So I have to tell you, the progress has been terrific.”


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