The Mexican sugar industry and the government of Mexico next week plan to make a formal proposal to the U.S. Department of Commerce to suspend an ongoing trade case against Mexican sugar imports in return for an agreement to restrain shipments of the commodity to the United States, according to two sources close to the case.
A World Trade Organization dispute settlement panel on Friday (Aug. 22) faulted import requirements imposed by Argentina as violating the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), handing a clear victory to the United States, European Union and Japan, which launched the case in 2012.
One of the key objectives of the Sept. 1-10 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) meeting in Hanoi will be to make progress on the final outstanding issues in the chapters on sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures, labor rights, technical barriers to trade (TBT), and services, according to a Chilean government official.
Beijing has told the U.S. Commerce Department it wants to negotiate a settlement that would suspend an ongoing antidumping (AD) investigation into imports of certain solar panels from China, in a move that opens up new phase in the longstanding trade spat that will likely stretch on for months but leaves many questions unanswered.News Analysis
The continued lack of clarity over India's true motivations for blocking the implementation of the multilateral Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) has left World Trade Organization members in a cloud of uncertainty over whether they will be able to salvage the deal when officials return to Geneva in September.
The U.S. and Canadian governments have confirmed that the next Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) chief negotiators' meeting will take place Sept. 1-10 in Hanoi, as previously reported by Inside U.S. Trade.
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- U.S. Producers Argue For Continued Exclusion Of Sugar From AGOA In Submission For Congress
- Indian Official Says New Delhi Seeking Backing On TFA Stance From African Countries With Stockholding Programs
- Amnesty International Requests Rehearing Of Conflict Minerals Case Based On COOL Ruling
- Delta Questions Objectivity Of Boeing-Backed Academic's Ex-Im Findings, Refutes Claims On Competition With Airbus
- NGO Report Compares NAFTA Effects On Tar Sands Trade To TTIP Talks
- Public Services Unions To Hold Global Trade Summit Sept. 16-17 To Discuss 'Threats' Posed By TISA, TPP, TTIP
- Hensarling Tells Hochberg House Subpoena On Table In Ex-Im Investigation
- Transatlantic Business Groups To Travel To U.S. Cities In 'Roadshow' Promoting TTIP
- Chinese Government Tells Commerce It Is Interested In Negotiating Suspension Agreement For Solar AD Case
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