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The report says tariffs threaten nearly 1.5 million U.S. jobs and more than $186 billion in economic activity nationwide.

Tue, 12:30 PM

Products include flooring materials, pet leashes, silk fabrics, sinks, bicycle speedometers, folding chairs, drive shafts and more.

Tue, 11:16 AM

Portman spoke about his bill to reform Section 232 of the 1962 Trade Expansion act, China’s entry into the WTO, and trade deals that don’t involve Congress.

Mon, 4:21 PM

The top stories from the past week.

Mon, 12:11 PM

Commerce Department, Customs and Border Protection

Mon, 11:34 AM
By Hannah Monicken

More than a dozen World Trade Organization members, including the U.S., last week criticized the European Union in Geneva for lowering some of its maximum residue levels for a variety of pesticides used largely for producing citrus fruits and bananas.

By Brett Fortnam

The U.S. could convince China to eliminate tariffs on U.S. agricultural goods if it revoked at least some of the tariffs it imposed in September on roughly $112 billion worth of Chinese goods, analysts say.

By Hannah Monicken

World Trade Organization members have approved a new chair for the Negotiating Group on Rules, the venue for negotiations on how to curb subsidies for illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, after the group went months without one.

By Maria Curi

Data-protection legislation expected to be introduced this month in the Indian Parliament “could really set back” a potential U.S.-India trade agreement, a former U.S. trade official said on Thursday, ahead of a much-anticipated meeting between Indian Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.

By Isabelle Icso

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson (D-MN) believes the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement could “move” as soon as next week.

By Isabelle Icso

NEW YORK -- Alan Wolff, the World Trade Organization's deputy director-general, this week said a shutdown of Geneva’s appeals system, expected next month, was unlikely to spark “pure chaos,” as some have feared.



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