Phase One Agreement

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USTR Issues 22nd Report on China's WTO Compliance

Last Friday, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) issued its 22nd report on China's compliance with "commitments made in connection with its accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO), including both multilateral commitments and any bilateral commitments made to the United States."

Rundown of Treasury Secretary Yellen's China Trip

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen just completed a trip to China, in which she tried to stabilize China-U.S. economic relations through meetings with Chinese government officials such as Premier Li, Vice Premier He, Finance Minister Liu, and People’s Bank of China Head Pan, as well as various

U.S. Congressman Reintroduces Chinese Citrus Import Ban

A member of Congress from Florida has reintroduced legislation to ban imports of citrus from China. This legislation followed the authorization of these imports as part of the Phase One deal, even though U.S. citrus imports from China have remained limited after the deal.

Unresolved Issue on Beef Feed Additive Leads to Suspension of U.S. Company's Exports to China

China's Customs agency announced that it would suspend beef imports from a U.S. company due to the detection of an illegal substance, an outstanding issue that the United States and China were supposed to work on under the Phase One Agreement.

U.S. Trade Rep. Tai Testifies at Senate Hearing, Discusses Various China Trade Issues

At a budget hearing before a Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee today, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai was asked questions on a number of trade policy issues, many of which focused on China.

Deputy USTR Bianchi Comments on Section 301 Tariffs, Phase One Agreement, and De Minimis Shipments

At the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) Annual Conference today, Deputy USTR Sarah Bianchi, who oversees Asia/China trade policy, responded to questions on China trade issues.

USTR Releases Annual Report on Trade Barriers, Submits Budget Plan for Coming Year

Last week, the U.S. Trade Representative's Office released its 2022 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers as well as its Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Justification. This piece looks at the sections on China.
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