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(Daily News)
November 07, 2019

NEW YORK -- White House trade adviser Peter Navarro and former USTR General Counsel Stephen Vaughn this week said the U.S. was open to working with other countries to rein in Chinese trade behavior, but contended that multilateral efforts have often proven too slow and inefficient and questioned whether some key allies would be helpful in confronting Beijing.


(In Trade)
November 05, 2019

“For automobiles and parts, it’s clearly written into the agreement that we won’t just continue negotiations, but conduct a further negotiation to eliminate tariffs.”


(In Trade)
November 04, 2019

Cruz’s letter reflects a growing concern on Capitol Hill about the inclusion of Section 230-like language in trade agreements.


(Daily News)
November 04, 2019

Citing negotiations with foreign auto companies, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Sunday said he hopes those talks will “bear enough fruit” so the U.S. does not have to put potential Section 232 measures “fully into effect.”


(In Trade)
October 18, 2019

The projection was based on CPTPP and TPP models and assumes the elimination of U.S. auto tariffs.


(In Trade)
October 17, 2019

“I don't think its possible for us to have a hearing and a markup before the deadline,” he told Inside U.S. Trade. “But that would be ideal, wouldn't it?”


(In Trade)
October 16, 2019

“I think it is just inappropriate right now at this moment to insert this liability protection into trade agreements,” Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) said.


(In Trade)
October 15, 2019

The Diet is likely to approve the U.S.-Japan deal, but Abe will face difficult questions about the lack of an explicit commitment by the U.S. not to impose Section 232 tariffs on Japanese autos, analysts said.


(Daily News)
October 15, 2019

USTR is pointing to a “consultation system” outlined in the text of the new U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement as a “starting point” for how the two parties can address disputes.


(Daily News)
October 07, 2019

The digital trade deal struck between Washington and Tokyo includes language similar to the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement's, including provisions on information and communication technology goods, taxation and security exceptions, according to the text of the agreement released on Monday.


(Daily News)
October 07, 2019

The digital trade deal struck between Washington and Tokyo includes first-ever language on information and communication technology goods, taxation and security exceptions, according to the text of the agreement released on Monday.


(In Trade)
October 03, 2019

“Limited to goods, I see us discussing a timeline for abolishing [tariffs on] automobiles and auto components,” the foreign minister said of future talks.


(Daily News)
September 26, 2019

U.S. business and agriculture groups lauded the trade deal the U.S. and Japan announced this week and urged the two countries to move forward with the next stage of negotiations.


(Daily News)
September 25, 2019

President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday inked a first-stage trade agreement on market access and an executive agreement on digital trade.


(Daily News)
September 24, 2019

The Trump administration should abandon its threat of Section 232 tariffs on Japanese autos and auto parts, which are crucial to the Japanese economy, to secure a deal with Tokyo, Senate Finance Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said on Tuesday.


(Daily News)
September 24, 2019

Negotiations for an initial U.S.-Japan trade deal have been completed, Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said after meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Monday, a day before President Trump told the United Nations he expected the deal to be finalized this week.


(Daily News)
September 20, 2019

Five House Democrats say they have learned “at the 11th hour” that a nascent U.S. trade deal with Japan will offer U.S. dairy farmers “inferior market access.”


(In Trade)
September 18, 2019

“Because that activity may not be visible publicly doesn't mean it's not happening.”


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