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The USTR will accompany the vice president at the funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Harris also will visit South Korea. 

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The proposed new deadline is Dec. 20.

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Fri, 12:03 PM

“When a government official has an application in front of them for funding, how are they going to make that decision? They need to have the overall picture of where these investments are going to have the most impact.”

Thu, 6:55 PM

“I’m looking forward to working with Ambassador Tai to ensure the U.S. takes full advantage of this powerful tool and holds Canada and Mexico to their commitments on curbing emissions and fighting climate change."

Thu, 5:42 PM
By Maydeen Merino

Citing transparency concerns, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) has placed a hold on the nomination of Doug McKalip to serve as chief agricultural negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Inside U.S. Trade has learned.

By Margaret Spiegelman

U.S. importers are urging the Commerce Department to re-evaluate its calculation of dumping margins on quartz surface products from India after a late filing -- by several hours -- from one exporter in a review of antidumping duty orders led to a preliminary rate that could result in steep retroactive duties on dozens of companies.

By Dan Dupont

Resilience, inclusion and sustainability will be the three core priorities for the U.S. as it forges the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity’s trade pillar alongside 12 partner countries, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said in negotiating “goals” released on Friday.

By Hannah Monicken

The Biden administration on Friday maintained its block on the World Trade Organization’s Appellate Body, keeping it paralyzed as dispute settlement reform talks continue in Geneva and elsewhere.

By Hannah Monicken

The European Union’s Digital Markets Act is aimed at harmonizing regulation in the bloc’s market and the implementation of it will be transparent and based on “very clear criteria,” European officials said on Thursday.

By Maydeen Merino

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee members from both parties on Thursday expressed support for the quick confirmation of the administration’s pick to serve as the Agriculture Department’s top trade official, suggesting a vote should be held as soon as next week.

  • U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Wednesday convened a mini ministerial meeting on the sidelines of the G20 gathering in Bali, Indonesia, to discuss dispute settlement reform with a handful of her counterparts, with more such meetings likely to come.

  • World Trade Organization members this week again took up the negotiations to expand a COVID-19-related intellectual property decision – agreed to at the 12th ministerial conference – following a monthlong August break, debating how to organize the talks, which are supposed to conclude by mid-December.