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“I highlighted to the president that the pandemic has disrupted usual manufacturing processes and supply chains, and that has caused certain disruption in the aluminum sector that is starting to realign itself.”

Mon, 2:50 PM

The top stories from the past week.

Mon, 12:59 PM

The members will hear from all eight candidates in the order they were nominated.

Fri, 2:45 PM

Indian Ambassador to the U.S. Taranjit Sandhu said he believed the sides were closer “than ever before” to a limited deal.

Fri, 2:33 PM

The top stories from this week's issue.

Fri, 1:23 PM
By Isabelle Icso

Kenya must focus on improving logistics to ensure a trade deal with the U.S. can function as intended, U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Kyle McCarter and Betty Maina, Kenya’s trade and industrialization minister, said on Monday.

By Hannah Monicken

The global trade community is looking for a new World Trade Organization director-general with not only political bona fides, but also management experience, according a new survey.

By Brett Fortnam

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on Friday issued a list of French goods worth $1.3 billion that will be hit with 25 percent tariffs if France begins collecting digital services taxes from U.S. companies next year.

By Hannah Monicken

The second phase of the World Trade Organization director-general race, when candidates campaign and make themselves known to members, will be shortened from the usual three months to two, the WTO General Council chair announced on Friday.

By Isabelle Icso

U.S. claims that aluminum exports from Canada have been surging into the U.S. are baseless, Steve Verheul, a senior Canadian trade official, said this week, adding that Ottawa was considering a range of retaliatory options if Section 232 tariffs are imposed.

By Maria Curi

Florida’s House members this week called on U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to take action this year against what they believe are unfair Mexican trading practices hurting seasonal growers.

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  • The second phase of the World Trade Organization director-general race, when candidates campaign and make themselves known to members, will be shortened from the usual three months to two, the WTO General Council chair announced on Friday.

  • A resolution to the long-running Boeing-Airbus dispute can’t be reached until the European Union not only commits to ending its subsidization, but also agrees to pay back “some element” of the subsidies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Thursday.