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“And it actually, in some ways, could be better for us and the UK in that then Europe would have to deal with the combination of U.S. and UK. So it’s not such a bed of roses for Europe to have a hard Brexit.” 

Tue, 12:18 PM

The associations say countries should “use all available mechanisms and negotiation forums” – including the G20 Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity, which is set to expire in December if its mandate is not renewed.

Tue, 9:45 AM

An online portal for submitting requests will open at noon on Oct. 31 and requests are due by Jan. 31, 2020.

Mon, 3:10 PM

The top stories from the past week.

Mon, 1:28 PM

Goyal says Lighthizer “was caught up earlier when we met in the U.S.... But the two countries had almost resolved the broad contours of what was going to announced. I don’t see any great difficulty in closing the gap on the first announcement.”

Mon, 11:08 AM
By Maria Curi

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) says he is concerned “for the first time” about the ratification of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

By Hannah Monicken

China next week will formally request the World Trade Organization grant $2.4 billion in retaliation for U.S. countervailing duties that an Appellate Body report ruled the U.S. had not been sufficiently changed to conform with WTO rules.

By Brett Fortnam

Nearly five years after its last submission, China’s Finance Ministry on Monday announced it had submitted its sixth revised offer to join the World Trade Organization’s Government Procurement Agreement.

By Isabelle Icso

A House working group set up to address Democrats' concerns with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is making progress in its talks with the administration, House Ways & Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) said on Thursday, saying the sides were “firming it up” but acknowledging more progress was needed on labor.

By Anshu Siripurapu

The European Union’s trade chief said on Friday the bloc had “no alternative” but to respond in kind to tariffs stemming from a World Trade Organization dispute over aircraft subsidies the U.S. imposed this week, which have drawn a mixed response from U.S. business groups.

By Maria Curi

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has committed to increasing spending on labor reform implementation, according to a letter delivered to House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) on Thursday.

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  • The European Union’s trade chief said on Friday the bloc had “no alternative” but to respond in kind to tariffs stemming from a World Trade Organization dispute over aircraft subsidies the U.S. imposed this week, which have drawn a mixed response from U.S. business groups.

  • India, China and others this week took umbrage at the United States’ push to keep “relatively advanced, wealthy, and influential” members of the World Trade Organization from enjoying special and differential treatment, arguing at a General Council meeting that the U.S. stance threatened the WTO's foundations.