232 Exclusion Portal

Section 232 Product Exclusion Portal

Section 232 Product Exclusion Portal   According to the Federal Register on June 10, 2019, The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) announced it will begin accepting new exclusion requests on the “232 Exclusions Portal” on June 13, 2019 and will no longer accept new exclusion requests on regulations.gov. […]

Turkey reduces tariffs on U.S. goods into the country

Turkey reduces tariffs on U.S. goods into the country In August of 2018, President Trump doubled the import tariffs on steel and aluminum from Turkey. Obviously, this caused tension between the two parties. Turkey retaliated with a raise in tariffs on 22 U.S. originating products. […]

U.S-Tunisia Trade and Investment Council Meeting

U.S-Tunisia Trade and Investment Council Meeting On May 16, 2019. The United States-Tunisia Trade and Investment Council met in Washington, D.C. This was the eighth session that the council has held since the TIFA was signed in 2002. Some topics of discussion covered during the […]

Section 301 List 1 Product Exclusions

List 1 Batch 4 Section 301 Product Exclusions

List 1 Batch 4 Section 301 Product Exclusions Fourth Batch of Product Exclusions Announced for List 1 Effective July 6, 2018, the United States Trade Representative announced an additional 25% duty on U.S. imports from China with an approximate annual trade value of $34 billion, […]

NAFTA Trade Talks on their Way

Trade talks are moving Robert Lighthizer is finally confirmed as the new USTR representative and things are moving forward with NAFTA talk. This comes at a good time for NASCO, as Tiffany Melvin, president of the North American Strategy for Competitiveness (NASCO) and a group of NASCO […]

Global Trade Fun Facts

  9 of the top 10 world container ports are Asian. Learn more about the region in this week’s Global Trade Fun Facts. Infographic by Katherine Barrios with Xeneta

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USTR Announces New Access for U.S. Poultry Exports to Guatemala

Guatemala to Eliminate Tariffs on U.S. Poultry Information derived from United States Trade Representative WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the United States and Guatemala have reached an agreement that will benefit U.S. poultry producers. Under the agreement, […]