Trump Ends Hong Kong’s Special Trade Status

An executive order issued on July 14 by President Trump ends Hong Kong’s special trade status, which has been in effect since 1984 when the ... Read More

Uniform Regulations and Interim Instructions Issued for USMCA Implementation

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has issued Uniform Regulations to provide guidance on interpretation, application, and administration of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) Agreement.  ... Read More

USMCA Trade Deal to Take Effect on July 1

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced that the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will enter into force on July 1, 2020 after the three countries reported ... Read More

Trump Advances on Free Trade

At the United Nations General Assembly on September 25, President Trump told world leaders that the U.S. will defend its "national interest" whenever it feels ... Read More

How Will Your Business Respond with NAFTA in Doubt?

Although the United States (US) chief negotiator for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer believes the recent round of ... Read More