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U.S. Senate Resolution Targets Illegal, Unregulated, Unreported Fishing, Calls Out China
A bipartisan U.S. Senate Resolution introduced by Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and co-sponsored by Senators James Risch (R-ID), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Tim Kaine (D-VA) expresses concern over illegal, unregulated, and unreported (IUU) fishing in Latin America and the Caribbean, and identifies various Chinese state-backed practices
U.S. Treasury Sanctions Chinese Fishing Fleets for Rights Abuses
Last week, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that it would sanction certain Chinese distant water fishing fleets for various abuses, including their labor and environmental practices.
Questions and Replies on China's WTO Subsidy Notifications
As part of the transparency process under the WTO's SCM Agreement, China recently responded to questions from a number of governments on the subsidy programs it has notified.
Q & A with Inu Manak on WTO Fisheries Subsidies Deal
At the recently concluded WTO Ministerial Conference, one of the key negotiating outcomes was a new agreement on fisheries subsidies. China is a leading provider of these subsidies, so the scope of the disciplines in this new agreement is of great importance to Chinese policymakers. At one point in the
Senate Committee Examines China's Role in Latin America and the Caribbean
Last week, a subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on China's Role in Latin America and the Caribbean. In this piece we highlight the parts of the discussion most closely connected to economic issues in the region.
House Ways and Means Committee Hearing Discusses Chinese Trade Practices
At a December 2 House Ways and Means Committee hearing [https://waysandmeans.house.gov/legislation/hearings/trade-subcommittee-hearing-supporting-us-workers-businesses-and-environment] on "Supporting U.S. Workers, Businesses, and the Environment in the Face of Unfair Chinese Trade Practices," a number of witnesses testified, and members of Congress asked questions and made statements about various
U.S. Senate Hearing on Two Commerce Department Nominees Raises Various U.S.-China Trade Issues
The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing [https://www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/hearing-to-consider-the-nomination-of-lisa-w-wang-of-the-district-of-columbia-to-be-an-assistant-secretary-of-commerce-vice-jeffrey-kessler] today on the nominations of two Commerce Department officials: Maria Louise Lago as Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, and Lisa Wang as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance. The questions from the