The U.S. trade advisory committees submitted reports to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in October on the recently signed U.S.-Japan trade agreements on agricultural and industrial tariffs and digital trade, referred to as “Stage
The details of the Trump administration’s trade agreements with Japan have unfolded in stages. First was the announcement at the G7 meeting in August that the United States and Japan had reach an agreement. Then came further details in a joint statement
Last week, the White House announced that the United States had reached two agreements with Japan. This week, on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Abe issued a joint statement that they had
This post explores the White House’s September 16th announcement that the United States had reached two agreements with Japan: “an initial trade agreement regarding tariff barriers” and another on digital trade. The administration also plans “further
On May 18th, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) released an 800-page report on the likely impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement on the U.S. economy as a whole and on specific industry sectors, as well as on the interests of U.S.