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Stories that are tagged 'tariffs'

Mexico 'Would Retaliate' Against Trump Tariffs

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Last updated 20 hours ago | Monday, January 16, 2017

In press interviews, Mexico's Economy Minister, Ildefonso Guajardo, has said that while US president-elect Donald Trump's threatened import tariffs are a global problem, Mexico will have to be prepared to retaliate immediately with its own measures. Read Full Story


New Zealand-S Korea FTA Enters Second Phase

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, January 13, 2017

Cross-border tariffs between New Zealand and Korea were scaled back further on January 1, 2017, with the second installment of tax cuts under their free trade agreement. Read Full Story


USITC Accepting Comments On Tariff Cut Petitions

by Scott Hamilton,, Washington

Thursday, January 12, 2017

On January 11, the US International Trade Commission began accepting comments on petitions it has received seeking import duty suspensions and reductions in accordance with the new Miscellaneous Tariff Bill process. Read Full Story


Trump Reemphasizes His Tariff Threat

by Scott Hamilton,, Washington

Thursday, January 12, 2017

On January 11, during his first press conference since the election, President-elect Donald Trump reemphasized his plan for import tariffs on US multinational companies that move their production abroad at the cost of US jobs and then sell products back into the United States. Read Full Story


EU Hopes To Launch New Zealand FTA Talks In 2017

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

European Council President Donald Tusk has said that the EU hopes to launch free trade negotiations with New Zealand this year. Read Full Story


EU Launches New Certification System For GSP Goods

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, January 12, 2017

The European Union has introduced a new system of certification of origin of goods that will be applied under its Generalised System of Preference tariff reduction scheme. Read Full Story


Further Tariff Cuts Under China-Australia FTA

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, January 9, 2017

A third round of tariff reductions under the Australia-China free trade agreement went into effect on January 1, 2017. Read Full Story


Pro-Brexit Business Leaders Seek EU Firms' Support On Trade

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, January 5, 2017

A pro-Brexit consortium of business leaders has written to EU chambers of commerce to seek support in lobbying EU governments to support the conclusion of a generous free trade agreement for the UK. Read Full Story


EU-Ukraine Free Trade Deal Boosts Trade

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The European Union and Ukraine have hailed the benefits of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area applied as part of their Association Agreement. Read Full Story


China Cut Tariffs On January 1

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, January 2, 2017

China introduced import and export duty changes from January 1 to boost innovation-driven development and put the country's tariff structure "more in line with the needs of international trade development." Read Full Story




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