US Steel, Aluminium Tariffs Take Effect As Trading Partners Debate Options

Volume
22,
Number
11
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29 March 2018
29 March 2018
The US has confirmed which countries will be subject to temporary exemptions from tariffs on steel and aluminium, even as heated debate continues in multiple trade forums over what these measures will mean for those sectors and for the wider global economy. Late last week, US President Donald Trump...
29 March 2018
Seoul and Washington have reached an agreement “in principle” that would revise the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement (KORUS), South Korea’s trade ministry confirmed this week. The tentative agreement reportedly includes concessions from the Asian country on trade in automobiles and establishes a quota...
29 March 2018
Trade officials from the United Kingdom have been meeting with their US and Australian counterparts over the past fortnight to continue setting the stage for deeper economic ties and possible trade agreements in the post-Brexit era. The meetings come after the EU and UK clinched a “ transition deal...
29 March 2018
Leaders from the EU’s member states are looking to revamp their approach to slashing emissions of greenhouse gases and have asked the bloc’s executive branch to put forward an updated strategy by early next year. The request was made during an EU Council meeting in Brussels, Belgium, held from 22-...
29 March 2018
Trade negotiations between China, Japan, and South Korea resumed from 22-23 March, nearly one year after officials held their previous round. The three countries are also part of a broader effort to clinch a 16-country regional trade deal, which is vying for conclusion this year. China-Korea-Japan...
29 March 2018
Coming Soon 3-5 April, Manchester, UK. WORLD SYMPOSIUM ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND BIODIVERSITY. This event is being organised by the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences and Manchester Metropolitan University. It will look at various facets of biodiversity and climate change, bringing together...
29 March 2018
INVESTMENT POLICY MONITOR, NO. 19. Published by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) (March 2018). This update to UNCTAD’s investment policy monitor reviews the November 2017-February 2018 period, looking at new restrictions and regulations, as well as international investment...