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The projection was based on CPTPP and TPP models and assumes the elimination of U.S. auto tariffs.

Fri, 5:07 PM

An Indian media report says U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer could be headed to India soon.

Fri, 5:01 PM

Le Maire: “I called for the opening of negotiations with the European Commission to find an agreement as soon as possible.”

Fri, 3:47 PM

The top stories in this week's issue.

Fri, 11:53 AM

“I don't think its possible for us to have a hearing and a markup before the deadline,” he told Inside U.S. Trade. “But that would be ideal, wouldn't it?”

Thu, 4:13 PM
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.

By Brett Fortnam

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.

By Isabelle Icso

Several members of the Senate Finance Committee say they remain unsure whether a deal reached by the U.S. and China last week will amount to much, calling for more details from the Trump administration.

By Anshu Siripurapu

Business groups are welcoming the announcement of a new Brexit agreement between the European Union and the United Kingdom on Thursday while continuing to warn against a no-deal outcome.

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  • 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.

  • The World Trade Organization facilitator charged with moving the discussion on Appellate Body reform forward on Tuesday proposed a draft General Council decision addressing “points of convergence” on U.S. criticisms, including its concerns with report deadlines, advisory opinions, precedent and overreach.