WASHINGTON, March 24, 2022 – The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today announced that Canada is expected to soon resume exporting Prince Edward Island (PEI) table stock potatoes into the contiguous United States. As a result of the U.S. and Canada reaching an understanding about the risk of table stock potato …


 

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) is undertaking a new factfinding investigation on U.S.-Haiti trade and the impact of U.S. trade preference programs on Haiti’s economy and workers. The Commission’s report will provide an overview of Haiti’s international trade since 1980, with special emphasis of the impact of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA), Generalized System of Preferences …


The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that U.S. industry is threatened with material injury by reason of imports of certain mobile access equipment and subassemblies from China that the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) has determined are sold in the United States at less than fair value.
 
Chair Jason E. Kearns, Vice Chair Randolph J. Stayin, and

 

WASHINGTON — Today, United States Trade Representative Katherine C. Tai and United States Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced a new 232 tariff agreement with the United Kingdom to allow historically-based sustainable volumes of U.K. steel and aluminum products to enter the U.S. market without the application of Section 232 tariffs.  In addition to novel smelt and cast …


 

WASHINGTON – The Office of the United States Trade Representative today announced its determination to reinstate certain previously granted and extended product exclusions in the China Section 301 Investigation.  The determination reinstates 352 of the 549 eligible exclusions.  The reinstated product exclusions will apply as of October 12, 2021, and extend through December 31, 2022.

The reinstated exclusions are …


 

WASHINGTON — Effective March 14, 2022, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is detaining merchandise produced or manufactured by Li-Ning Sporting Goods at all U.S. ports of entry. This enforcement action is the result of a CBP investigation indicating Li-Ning Sporting Goods uses North Korean labor in its supply chain.

The Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) prohibits …


 

President Joe Biden signed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) into law on December 23, 2021.  It establishes a rebuttable presumption that the importation of any goods, wares, articles, and merchandise mined, produced, or manufactured wholly or in part in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China, or produced by certain entities, is prohibited …