Steel, Aluminium Tariff Talks Enter New Phase as US Grants Extra Time to EU, NAFTA Partners

Volume
22,
Number
15
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3 May 2018
3 May 2018
US President Donald Trump issued two presidential proclamations earlier this week postponing planned tariffs on imported steel and aluminium from Canada, Mexico, and the European Union, while noting that the US has reached draft deals with Argentina, Australia, and Brazil that would exempt them...
3 May 2018
Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) gathered in Singapore on Saturday 28 April to review the bloc’s goals going forward, with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong calling for greater regional collaboration and integration as a way to bolster against external...
3 May 2018
French President Emmanuel Macron visited Sydney this week to discuss with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull pathways to regional and bilateral cooperation on a suite of pressing policy issues, including trade, climate change, and security. Top on the agenda were preparations for the formal...
3 May 2018
The EU’s executive arm unveiled on Wednesday 2 May its proposed multi-annual budget for the bloc, calling for greater spending on climate action, cuts to agricultural domestic support, and funds for supporting the EU’s Economic and Monetary Union, in a plan that is meant to be indicative of the EU...
3 May 2018
The UK’s future involvement with the EU customs union has sparked renewed debate in the country’s legislature, with parliamentarians taking a series of votes in recent weeks on the subject even as Brexit negotiations continue. Following the votes in UK Parliament, a Brexit cabinet meeting set for...
3 May 2018
The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) is looking to fill the following vacancies. ICTSD is hiring a Managing Editor for Bridges Africa and Passerelles, its English and French-language periodicals focusing on trade and sustainable development in the African continent...
3 May 2018
Coming Soon 6 May, Buenos Aires, Argentina. KEY OPTIONS FOR 2018 G20 TRADE AND INVESTMENT AGENDA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. This event is organised by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) in partnership with the Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones...
3 May 2018
THE WTO DISPUTE SETTLEMENT MECHANISM: A TRADE COURT FOR THE WORLD. By Henry Gao for the RTA Exchange (May 2018). This paper was published by the RTA Exchange, a joint initiative undertaken by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and the Inter-American Development...