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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 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 aspects of Chinese trade practices, as well
The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing 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 Senators on the Committee touched on a
As we reported in June, on May 26 the Biden administration put forward a proposal in the WTO fisheries subsidies negotiations that raised the issue of forced labor. The parts of this proposal related to notifications have been taken up in the latest version of the draft negotiating text, which
The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing today on the Nominations of Maria Pagan to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative (Geneva Office) and Christopher Wilson to be USTR's Chief Innovation and Intellectual Property Negotiator (as well as Brent Neiman to be Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury for
Last week, the Biden administration took two separate actions related to forced labor in commercial fishing. The first action was by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), and directly targeted Chinese practices with an import ban on certain products tied to a particular Chinese company. The second action was