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The legislation “encourages ‘nearshoring’ of the semiconductor supply chain ... to combat China’s growing global influence while complementing domestic investments made under the CHIPS and Science Act.”

Wed, 3:50 PM

The top stories from the past week.

Wed, 12:20 PM

“These tariffs are intended not to dampen but to enhance competition, to level the playing field in key areas such as clean energy production where Chinese overcapacity threatens nascent domestic production.”

Tue, 3:13 PM

A former Biden administration NSC and NEC official calls for a sectoral-based trade approach that prioritizes “solving tangible problems that matter to the American people.”

Tue, 12:46 PM

Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity partners hope to use the conference to create a “regional agenda and concrete projects that help realize our goals of sustainable food production.”

Mon, 7:12 PM
By Hannah Monicken

Washington's priority for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s first six-year review, to be held in 2026, is to ensure the deal’s benefits are being felt widely, especially by workers and communities that have been traditionally “left behind” by such agreements, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said on Wednesday.

By Oliver Ward

A bill that would make it easier for the president to limit exports of artificial intelligence models to foreign adversaries cleared the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday with overwhelming bipartisan support.

Hannah Monicken

The time is right in Washington to “take on” corporate power, including by disrupting corporations’ longtime strategy of using trade negotiations to pre-empt regulation, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) argued this week -- while warning that the “window” to do so won’t stay open forever.

By Oliver Ward

Chinese electric vehicles, batteries and solar cells will face higher tariffs as soon as Aug. 1, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said on Wednesday in a call for public comments that includes specific requests for feedback on the new rate applied to some medical products and the scope of the new tariffs.

By Jason Asenso

The U.S. must add Argentina to the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity, the chair of the House Foreign Affairs Western Hemisphere subcommittee told President Biden on Tuesday.

By Oliver Ward

Efforts to reauthorize the Generalized Systems of Preferences are not making headway in the Senate, Finance Committee ranking member Mike Crapo (R-ID) said on Tuesday, with Democrats adding that progress on GSP renewal could still be some way off.