The U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) in consultation with relevant U.S. industry issued a notice stating that it is “unnecessary” to revise the Section 301 tariffs related to large civil aircraft
Continue Reading USTR and U.S. Industry Agree to No Change in Section 301 Large Civil Aircraft Tariffs

The U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) is indefinitely suspending the Section 301 tariffs on certain handbags and cosmetics from France resulting from the investigation into France’s Digital Services Tax (“DST”). These
Continue Reading USTR Suspends Section 301 DST Tariffs on Handbags and Cosmetics from France

As previously reported, since October 18, 2019 the U.S. has imposed additional duties on various European origin goods (including aircraft, certain textiles and wearing apparel, hardware, cheeses, and other
Continue Reading USTR Increases Tariffs on Aircraft Parts and Certain Wines and Distilled Spirits from France and Germany

On November 16, 2020, the European Commission (“EC”) debuted their new complaints system for stakeholders to report harmful trade barriers and violations to European Union (“EU”) trade agreements. The “
Continue Reading EU Releases New Complaint System to Address Trade Deal Violations and Market Barriers

On August 21, 2020, the United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and European Union (EU) Commissioner Phil Hogan issued a joint statement, announcing that both parties would reduce tariffs
Continue Reading EU Lifts Tariffs on U.S. Lobsters; U.S. Agrees to Limited Rollback on Certain Products

U.S. Supply Chain

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a draft Federal Register notice outlining its process to review the Section 301 duties imposed on imported goods pursuant to the Large Civil Aircraft
Continue Reading USTR Opens Online Portal to Solicit Input on Products to Carousel, Duty Rate in Large Civil Aircraft Section 301 Tariff Action