Trade

Treasury Releases Proposed Regulations to Reform National Security Reviews for Certain Foreign Investments

The U.S. Department of the Treasury today issued proposed regulations to comprehensively implement the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA) and...
Tariff Exclusion

China 301 Tariffs on List 4A Reduction Date Set

PHASE ONE TRADE AGREEMENT IMPLEMENTATION BEGINS ON 2/14/20 UPDATE Last week, on January 15, President Trump signed a Phase One trade deal with China. The Section...
Trade War

USTR Announces 6th Round of Product Exclusions from Tariffs on China

The Office of the United States Trade Representative announced on July 8, 2019 that a sixth list of products excluded from the July 6,...
Trade War

USTR Announces Next Steps on Proposed 10 Percent Tariff on Imports from China

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced the next steps in the process of imposing an additional tariff of 10 percent on approximately...
Trade War

Section 301 Tariff Actions: Where We Stand Today

With the September 1 implementation of a 15% tariff on products noted on List 4A, we would like to provide a general update on...
Trade War

What Economic Leaders Are Saying About the China Trade War—And Then There is Hong...

Comments by several prominent economic thinkers who have spoken out in recent days regarding the impact of recent trade wars with China and the...
Tariff Exclusion

USTR Announces Process for Requesting Extensions of Granted Exclusions for Sec. 301 List 1

USTR has established a process to request an extension of up to 12 months for exclusions granted on December 28, 2019, from List 1...
Trade War

USTR Announces Exclusion Process for Section 301 List 4A

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative announced on October 18th that on October 31, 2019 thru January 31, 2020, it will accept tariff exclusion...
Trade War

How Long Can This Trade War Between the U.S. and China Last?

Lately, the question being continuously asked around town has been, “doesn’t this Administration need a good economy during an election year, so shouldn’t we...
The arts

The Arts’ Contribution to America

In my town of Easton, Maryland, this Sunday ends the Plein Air Easton 2015, the 15th Anniversary of the largest outdoor art competition in America....

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