Nafta Now, Nineteen, or Potentially Never

A Summary of U.S. Trade Developments Written by Daniel D. Ujczo, Practice Group Chair – Intl & Regional Practices, Dickinson Wright Read the Updated Version (August 25, 2018) here NAFTA Re-Negotiation This week is Now, Nineteen (as in 2019), or potentially Never in the ongoing renovation […]

Trade War Tariff Timeline

Background The 2016 Presidential Campaign targeted “Putting America First,” bringing a fair, bilateral trade strategy to bring jobs and industry back to American shores.  The U.S. withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) just three days into the new Administration in 2017 and immediately started working […]

North American Trade News

A message from NASCO (North American Strategy for Competitiveness) Network on July 23, 2018:   Things have been quiet on the NAFTA front the past few weeks, but talks will restart this Thursday in Washington. Also, Canadian Parliamentary Secretary Pamela Goldsmith-Jones is in Mexico this week […]

EU and US Agree to Fix Trade Barriers

EU and US agree to fix Steel and Aluminum Tariffs President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker agreed on July 25, 2018 to work together to ease tension and trade barriers between the two economies.  According to American Shipper, “Amid trade tensions, the […]

Possible Mexico and U.S. Separate Trade Deal

A Bilateral Trade Agreement in Mexico May Just Happen According to Bloomberg, “President Donald Trump said he may prioritize a bilateral trade deal with Mexico over Canada and that he’s building a good rapport with Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.” “The U.S. and Mexico […]

Trump Tariff Timeline

Tariff Timeline for U.S. Imports and Exports The year 2018 has affected the global trade industry in many ways.  The following timeline shows the announcement dates and effective dates for new tariffs on a variety of products affecting a variety of countries including China, Mexico, […]

Canada Imposes New Tax on Several U.S. Products

Retaliation Tax Canada has just issued tariffs on nearly $13 billion worth of U.S. goods in response to the recent steel and aluminum tax that the United States imposed on Canadian imports.  Effective July 1, 2018, hundreds of U.S.-origin products entering into Canada will now […]

Additional 25% Duty on $50 billion of Chinese Imports

Section 301  On June 15, 2018, The White House issued a statement in regards to tariffs on Chinese goods worth about $50 billion. An additional 25% duty rate will be imposed on goods that “contain industrially significant technologies [,]” including those “related to China’s Made […]

US-China Trade Increasing

U.S.-China Trade with Asia Rose 3.8% An amazing article from Journal of Commerce indicates that China-US trade growth is continuing to increase…. and yes, even after all the “Trade War” hoopla and tariff increases. Read the Full Article

Mexico slaps retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods

Mexico Tariffs on U.S. Goods Effective immediately starting June 5, 2018, Mexico announced increased duties on a number of U.S. and other foreign-origin products. Mexico’s El Diario, its equivalent to the US Federal Register, has responded to the recent United States’ Section 232 tariffs on […]