US Trading Partners Weigh Next Steps After Steel, Aluminium Tariff Announcements

Volume
22,
Number
9
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15 March 2018
15 March 2018
The state of the global steel and aluminium sectors has come under renewed focus in recent weeks, as various major exporters have been holding talks with US officials following Washington’s confirmation last week that it would be setting hefty tariffs on steel and aluminium later this month. The...
15 March 2018
The 11 countries forming the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) are now beginning their domestic processes to ratify the accord, with the hopes of bringing it into force “expeditiously,” possibly even this year or in early 2019. The CPTPP was signed by...
15 March 2018
Ahead of the 72 nd session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72), set to take place in London from 9-13 April, delegates are seeking to build consensus in negotiations for a draft text towards a global agreement to reduce maritime...
15 March 2018
As Brexit negotiations continue on arrangements for when the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, the future implications for both EU and UK fisheries policy remain in question, with each side putting forward their expectations going forward. Questions remain on how management of shared...
15 March 2018
Countries that have signed onto a high-level declaration on trade and gender are preparing to put their programme of work into action, having set the WTO’s Twelfth Ministerial Conference (MC12) in late 2019 as their target date for delivery. In late December, a coalition of 121 WTO members and...
15 March 2018
Coming Soon 16 March, Buenos Aires, Argentina. TOWARDS MORE EQUITABLE AND SUSTAINABLE MARKETS FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE: ADVANCING AGENDA 2030 IN THE G20, WTO AND FTAs. This event is being organised jointly by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and the UN Food and...
15 March 2018
RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON EU ENERGY LAW AND POLICY. Edited by Rafael Leal-Arcas and Jan Wouters. This new handbook reviews developments and trends in energy law and policy within the European Union, examining social, legal, environmental, and technological issues, among others. Additional information,...