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A government shutdown will slow or halt many administration trade activities, including antidumping and countervailing investigations, as many of the personnel needed to conduct day-to-day activities will be furloughed until government funding is restored, according to sources and government documents.

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Ottawa also wants a panel review of the ITC’s determination that softwood lumber from Canada is injuring the U.S. industry.

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Trudeau's Feb. 7-10 trip will include stops in Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco.

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The DSB said the U.S. violated aspects of the Antidumping Agreement because of the way duties were calculated in some instances.

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China and Canada are the top two concerns, the American Line Pipe Producers Association alleges.

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The U.S. decision to support the terms of China’s accession to the World Trade Organization more than 20 years ago was a mistake, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative says in its annual report on China’s compliance with its WTO commitments.

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) appeared as a witness before the Senate Banking Committee Thursday morning to pitch legislation to reform and expand the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, but a panel of academics and business representatives later voiced concerns about the bill’s breadth.

A World Trade Organization compliance panel has determined that China has not brought antidumping and countervailing duties on broiler chicken from the United States -- previously found to breach its WTO obligations -- into conformity with WTO rules.

The 11 parties to the revamped Trans-Pacific Partnership could wrap up talks for a new deal as early as March, though doing so could require leaving Canada behind, Wendy Cutler, a former U.S. trade official who negotiated TPP, told Inside U.S. Trade this week.

North American Free Trade Agreement negotiators have shaken up the schedule for what is expected to be a pivotal sixth round of talks in Montreal, with negotiating sessions slated to begin earlier than announced and a ministerial delayed by one day at the end of the talks, according to a schedule obtained by Inside U.S. Trade.

Two U.S. uranium mining companies are calling on the Commerce Department to initiate a Section 232 investigation into the national security implications of uranium imports by alleging that foreign subsidies have decimated the United States’ ability to produce some nuclear materials.

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