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(Inside U.S. Trade)
August 20, 2010

The two main co-sponsors of the principal House legislative vehicle for penalizing imports from countries that undervalue their currencies this week stepped up their campaign to persuade the House leadership to permit a vote on the bill this fall.

(Daily News)
August 19, 2010

Reacting to press reports that China's state-owned Anshan Iron and Steel Group will postpone an investment plan in a U.S. start-up company producing rebar steel, the House Steel Caucus Vice Chairman expressed that domestic steel industry managed to avoid detrimental unfair competition.


(Inside U.S. Trade)
August 06, 2010

Eleven senators, including five members of the Finance Committee, this week urged President Obama to focus on trade enforcement as much as he does on increasing exports, highlighting the need to fight Chinese currency manipulation in pending trade remedy cases.

(Inside U.S. Trade)
August 06, 2010

Senate Finance trade subcommittee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) yesterday (Aug. 5) introduced a bill aimed at ensuring better enforcement of antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders by giving the Commerce Department new authority to investigate transshipment and other forms of evading trade remedy duties, such as false classifications.

(Inside U.S. Trade)
August 06, 2010

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is examining whether to pursue a World Trade Organization challenge of antidumping and countervailing duties imposed by China against U.S. specialty steel makers, who have actively lobbied for such a challenge, according to informed sources.

(Daily News)
August 04, 2010

Senate Finance trade subcommittee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) this week plans to introduce a bill aimed at ensuring better enforcement of antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders, particularly involving products from China, by giving the Commerce Department new authority to investigate transshipment and other forms of evading trade remedy duties.


(Daily News)
July 26, 2010

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) late last week described the Democrat's new initiative designed to bolster the U.S. manufacturing base as a “long-term agenda" for bringing back manufacturing jobs, and dismissed the notion that House Democrats are highlighting the initiative now primarily for political gains prior to the fall elections.


(Inside U.S. Trade)
July 23, 2010

The continued failure of the United Arab Emirates and China to enforce their export controls, especially in regard to proliferation of controlled items to Iran, became the focus of a July 22 hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee subcommittee on terrorism, nonproliferation and trade.

(Inside U.S. Trade)
July 23, 2010

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) this week continued his criticism of the Obama administration's approach to China, characterizing the current process as a disturbing example of how Congress has been stymied in its effort to have "economic rather than foreign policy interests" be the driving force in U.S. trade policy. Baucus warned that until the administration "places economic concerns at the center of the relationship" with China, the United States would not be able to realize its true export potential.

(Inside U.S. Trade)
July 16, 2010

China's revised offer to accede to the Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA), under discussion this week at the World Trade Organization, contains "significant improvements" compared to its initial offer made in late 2007, a top U.S. trade official said yesterday (July 15).

(Inside U.S. Trade)
July 16, 2010

The Business Roundtable (BRT) and the U.S Chamber of Commerce have called on the Obama administration to place a greater priority on passing the three pending free trade agreements with Panama, Colombia, and South Korea than on tackling problems with China, according to letters they sent to administration officials.

(Inside U.S. Trade)
July 16, 2010

Legal experts who have analyzed the landmark June 30 World Trade Organization finding that European Union member states had provided illegal subsidies to aircraft maker Airbus this week said a part of the ruling may be of major relevance for the privatization of China's state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the decades to come.

(Daily News)
June 24, 2010

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) and a number of members yesterday (June 23) criticized two senior Obama administration officials for their handling of U.S. trade problems with China and called for a more strategic approach that would


(Daily News)
June 24, 2010

Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) announced yesterday (June 23) that he plans to reintroduce a bill that would penalize countries undervaluing their currencies as a way to step up pressure on China to continue appreciating the value of the yuan.


(Inside U.S. Trade)
June 11, 2010

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner yesterday (June 10) told the Senate Finance Committee that he is prepared to "take stock" after the G20 leaders' summit in Toronto in two weeks to make further decisions on the timing and substance of a delayed Treasury report to Congress that will state whether China is manipulating its currency.

(Inside U.S. Trade)
June 11, 2010

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) announced yesterday (June 10) that she and Sen. Lindsey Graham are poised to introduce a bill aimed at limiting U.S. government procurement of Chinese-origin goods until China accedes to the World Trade Organization's Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA).

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