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In the News: Auto Tariffs, WTO Rulings, E-Commerce, Canada AD Case

Monday, June 25, 2018
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Commerce plans to wrap up auto import probe by August

“Trump has directed his staff to push ahead with plans to impose 25 percent tariffs on foreign cars before the midterms. Tariffs could be seen as a way to position the GOP as pro-worker.”

[Politico]

 

U.S. unveils new veto threat against WTO rulings

“The United States ramped up its challenge to the global trading system on Friday, telling the World Trade Organization that appeals rulings in trade disputes could be vetoed if they took longer than the allowed 90 days.”

[Reuters]

 

Turkey to start implementing retaliatory tariffs against United States

“The tariffs will be imposed on imports of U.S. coal, paper, walnuts/almonds, tobacco, unprocessed rice, whisky, automobiles, cosmetics, machinery equipment and petrochemical products.”

[Reuters]

Nominee: CPSC must catch up with e-commerce

“Feldman told the Senate Commerce Committee that CPSC must also ‘modernize its data capabilities’ and further advance product safety through stronger engagement with industry and agency stakeholders.”

[American Shipper]

Canada launches AD investigation of gypsum board from U.S.

[Canada Border Services Agency]

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