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(Daily News)
October 30, 2020

Carbon border taxes like those being considered by the European Union and others could be imposed in ways that do not run afoul of World Trade Organization rules, analysts say, but doing so would present “significant methodological challenges,” according to a new report.


(Daily News)
October 28, 2020

The United States and the European Union on Tuesday chastised China for failing to adequately report steel and semiconductor sector subsidies to the World Trade Organization, while Beijing called a new U.S. practice of investigating currency valuation as a countervailable subsidy an abuse of the system, according to a Geneva official.


(Daily News)
October 28, 2020

The three main governing bodies of the European Union have agreed on an updated trade enforcement mechanism designed to allow the bloc to impose retaliatory duties without World Trade Organization authorization -- leaving only final approval for it to go into effect.


(Daily News)
October 27, 2020

The World Trade Organization will announce its consensus director-general pick on Wednesday, with Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala picking up momentum after winning European Union support this week.


(Daily News)
October 26, 2020

The U.S. on Monday appealed a World Trade Organization ruling that said its Section 301 tariffs on China violated international trade rules, arguing the report contained factual errors and represented a “missed opportunity” for the WTO to address unfair trade practices by Beijing.


(Daily News)
October 21, 2020

British Trade Secretary Liz Truss this week insisted negotiations with the U.S. on a comprehensive free trade agreement were “intensifying” enough to put the two countries in a “good position” ahead of the U.S. elections on Nov. 3, which could shake up talks already facing hurdles.


(In Trade)
October 19, 2020

The Dispute Settlement Body meeting will be held in Geneva on Oct. 26.


(Daily News)
October 19, 2020

The U.S. and European Union must join forces on World Trade Organization reform, a former Trump White House economic and trade adviser argues in a new Atlantic Council report that outlines potential ambitious proposals addressing China, emerging technologies, intellectual property, environment and dispute settlement.


(Daily News)
October 16, 2020

The U.S. and United Kingdom will have to conclude a “credible” amount of a free trade agreement ahead of the U.S. elections in November, make progress on external barriers and determine a timetable for post-election talks to complete a deal by next spring, a trans-Atlantic business group outlined in a new paper ahead of a fifth round of talks set to start next week.


(Daily News)
October 15, 2020

The top European Union lawmaker on trade urged his colleagues on Thursday to reconsider a deal with the U.S. to cut tariffs on U.S. lobster, arguing his patience has worn thin waiting for the Trump administration to match the bloc’s de-escalation efforts.


(In Trade)
October 15, 2020

“If they strike back, then we’ll strike much harder than they’ll strike.”


(Daily News)
October 15, 2020

The European Union has provided “feedback” on a U.S. proposal to scrap tariffs on a slew of European products if Airbus offers substantial foreign aid repayments, a European Commission spokesperson told Inside U.S. Trade.


(Daily News)
October 14, 2020

Finance ministers from G20 countries on Wednesday endorsed a timeline for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development to negotiate an agreement addressing digital services taxes by mid-2021, pushing back an end-of-year deadline that stakeholders hoped would deter potential U.S. tariffs.


(In Trade)
October 13, 2020

“We're focused on getting trade deals that protect and advance the interests of our farmers & consumers. If a deal isn’t the right one, we will walk away.”


(In Trade)
October 13, 2020

“I think we’re at a point where we should negotiate,” the Senate Finance Committee chairman said. “And I’m surprised that we aren’t sitting down and negotiating.”


(Daily News)
October 13, 2020

The World Trade Organization on Tuesday announced the European Union will be able to impose tariffs on up to $4 billion worth of U.S. goods in retaliation for subsidies provided to Boeing, prompting an immediate pledge from the U.S. to respond if the EU imposes tariffs.


(Daily News)
October 09, 2020

The U.S. could pursue a World Trade Organization challenge if the European Union moves forward with its “Farm to Fork” agriculture strategy, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said this week, underscoring statements from other U.S. officials who say the U.S. will not allow the EU to “lead astray” international agriculture standards.


(Daily News)
October 08, 2020

The next round of trade talks between the U.S. and the United Kingdom will be critical for efforts to outline a roadmap the next administration can use to pick up where negotiators leave off, according to BritishAmerican Business’ director of policy and trade, Emanuel Adam.


(In Trade)
October 07, 2020

“It is another significant step towards re-establishing Britain as a major force in global trade and a truly independent trading nation,” said Trade Secretary Liz Truss.


(Daily News)
October 07, 2020

The World Trade Organization will hold an informal heads of delegations meeting on Thursday to name the final two director-general candidates, according to a Geneva-based trade official.


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