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International Trade Administration

Foreign Retaliation to U.S. 232 Steel/Aluminum Tariffs

July 12, 2018

Information from foreign governments on responses to US 232 Steel & Aluminum tariffs. A number of countries and U.S. trading partners have imposed or announced their intent to impose retaliatory tariffs on specific exports from the United States in response to the United States’ Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum imports into the United…

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US Department of Commerce

July 2018 update on Section 232 Investigation of Imports of Automobiles and Automotive Parts

July 9, 2018

On May 23, 2018, the Secretary of Commerce initiated an investigation under section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as amended, to determine the effects on the national security of imports of automobiles, including cars, SUVs, vans and light trucks, and automotive parts. As part of its investigation, on May 30, 2018, the…

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United States Trade Representative

UPDATE: Sec. 301 Trade Remedies to be Assessed on Certain Products from China 7/6/18

July 9, 2018

UPDATED VERSION WITH FILING REQUIREMENTS FOR CHAPTER 98 ENTRIES AND INFORMATION ON DRAWBACK ELIGIBILITY BACKGROUND: On August 18, 2017, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) initiated an investigation under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 into the government of China’s acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property,…

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United States Trade Representative

USTR Exclusion Process for Chinese Products Subject to Section 301 Tariffs

July 9, 2018

USTR NEWS UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE www.ustr.gov               Washington, D.C. 20508              202-395-3230   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                            July 6, 2018 Contact: USTR Public & Media Affairs media@ustr.eop.gov   USTR Releases Product Exclusion Process for Chinese Products Subject to Section 301 Tariffs   Washington, DC– The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) today announced a…

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