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USTR

(Daily News)
March 14, 2019

The largest U.S. labor federation is calling for significant changes to the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement and warning that if the deal is voted on “prematurely,” it will mobilize opposition forces as it did for prior free trade agreements.


(Daily News)
March 14, 2019

Mexico’s top economic and labor officials arrived in Washington, DC, on Wednesday to discuss the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement and Section 232 issues with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and Capitol Hill, Inside U.S. Trade has learned.


(In Trade)
March 13, 2019

A China deal would address technology transfers, IP, ag, subsidies that lead to excess capacity, non-tariff measures, currency, film quotas, services access and enforcement.


(Daily News)
March 12, 2019

Blocking the appointment or reappointment of members to the World Trade Organization’s Appellate Body is the only way for the U.S. to gain leverage in pushing for reforms, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday.


(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.”


(In Trade)
March 11, 2019

USMCA expected to be a key issue for the pro-trade bloc.


(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

Grassley: “Overall, it’s been a force for good in moving global commerce forward. But reform and oversight are critical to the proper functioning of institutions, and the WTO is no exception.”


(In Trade)
March 05, 2019

“While some progress has been made, it is clear from current auto company investments abroad, that more work needs to be done to make this agreement enforceable and meaningful to our members and their job security.”


(In Trade)
March 01, 2019

The USTR is also set to host European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström on March 6.


(Daily News)
March 01, 2019

The U.S. and the European Union could increase exports to the other by around $30 billion each in an agreement that eliminates only industrial tariffs, according to a new EU economic impact report on a potential deal.


(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

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on Thursday released its summary of negotiating objectives for a potential deal with the United Kingdom, a list that largely mirrors those established for talks with the European Union.


(In Trade)
February 28, 2019

“While we are deeply disappointed that both Canada and Mexico were unwilling to raise theirthresholds for express shipments to match the U.S. $800 level, lowering the U.S. threshold in response is contrary to well-demonstrated Congressional intent.”


(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.”


(Daily News)
February 27, 2019

The Trump administration is eyeing a multi-tiered consultation process to enforce a trade deal between Washington and Beijing, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told the House Ways & Means Committee on Wednesday.


(Daily News)
February 27, 2019

Despite instructions from the House Appropriations Committee in a government funding package signed by the president earlier this month, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday signaled that a product-exclusion process for tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods would be instituted only if the 10 percent tariffs are increased to 25 percent.


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