U.S. China Trade Deal – Phase 1

U.S. and China Trade Deal – Phase 1 10/12/2019 “Phase 1” The United States and China had high level negotiations October 10-11, 2019 and reached a “Phase 1” agreement.  President Trump met with Vice Premier Liu He at the White House, and mentioned, ‘We had […]

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CBP POE Update on Southern Border

CBP POE Update on Southern Border About 18 weeks ago, President Trump threatened to close the border between the United States and Mexico, which would significantly impact international trade between the two countries.  In response and ever since the announcement, leadership from the U.S. Customs […]

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USMCA Legislation Waits as White House, Congress Continue Talks

USMCA Legislation Waits as White House, Congress Continue Talks Delays to be Expected An agreement was made last fall between the three countries (U.S, Mexico, and Canada) to enter into a trilateral trade that would better help the North American workers and economies.  The implementation […]

USA Mexico Border

CBP POE Update on Southern Border

CBP POE Update on Southern Border About 15 weeks ago, President Trump threatened to close the border between the United States and Mexico, which would significantly impact international trade between the two countries.  In response and ever since the announcement, leadership from the U.S. Customs […]

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 […]

Laredo Port becomes USA’s Top Trade Port

Laredo Port becomes USA’s Top Trade Port For the first time ever, Laredo a town of 260,000 hardworking people located on the U.S.-Mexico border just became the number one trade port in the United States. The Port of Laredo surpassed the Port of LA in […]

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Trump Lifts Section 232 Tariffs from Mexico & Canada

Trump Lifts Section 232 Tariffs from Mexico & Canada Steel and Aluminum Imports On May 17, 2019, the United States Trade Representative announced, “an agreement with Canada and Mexico to remove the Section 232 tariffs for steel and aluminum imports from those countries and for […]

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Turkey urges U.S. to stay in trade target

Turkey urges U.S to stay in trade target Turkey & United States’ Relationship In February 2019, The United States and Turkey had dialogues to increase trade between the two regions up to a bilateral target of $75 billion.  According to the Hurriyet Daily News, “Both […]

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Possible Auto Tariffs Delayed

Possible Auto Tariffs Delayed Ongoing Trade Talks to Continue The United States has been in ongoing trade negotiations with both the European Union and Japan, while also entertaining a back and forth “trade war” with China.  Trade talks with China will most likely resume in […]