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More acceptances needed for the agreement to become effective.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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