European Union Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht has signaled that a free trade agreement between Canada and the EU is on track to be completed by the end of 2011, after little more than a year of ongoing negotiations.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a tariff bill that would extend two trade preference programs for 18 months and lower duties on hundreds of imported goods, a move that is being hailed by domestic industry as a means of slashing the costs of doing business in the United States and boosting American manufacturing exports.
The U.S. Department of Commerce on Wednesday determined that Mexican steelmakers sold welded pipe below competitive market prices, tentatively imposing a 48 percent duty rate on one company that refused to participate in the anti-dumping review.
The U.S. Senate approved an $858 billion compromise bill on Wednesday to extend the Bush-era tax cuts, which includes provisions extending tax credits for ethanol producers, ethanol tariffs and billions in grants for renewable energy projects.
The U.S. is heavily dependent on China for rare earth metals used in clean energy technologies and should examine new tactics to prevent potential shortages caused by volatile trade relations with the country, a new report from the U.S. Department of Energy says.
The U.S. government has asked a court to throw out the key claim in an energy company's suit over duties on Canadian gas imports, saying it lacks subject matter jurisdiction on the question of whether the gas was tax-exempt under the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Wash., is calling on U.S. military officials to consider a World Trade Organization ruling that Airbus SAS took illegal subsidies from European governments, as they prepare to make a final award in the long battle between Airbus and Boeing Co. over a multibillion-dollar tanker procurement.
A federal appeals court has affirmed the U.S. Court of International Trade's ruling upholding anti-dumping duties on lined paper imported from India from 2004 to 2005, likely ending a years-long dispute between a trade group of American paper producers and an Indian producer.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has found that South Korean steelmakers sold welded pipe at prices below the market rate, likely justifying anti-dumping duties for a period currently under review by the International Trade Administration.
The European Commission has opened a formal investigation into whether the Greek government's loan of €150 million ($201 million) to its cereal sector violated the European Union's state aid rules.
Intellectual property rights infringement in China is hampering market opportunities and cutting into profits for American companies whose products compete with cheap, illegal imitations, according to a new report by the U.S. International Trade Commission.
China said Tuesday it would appeal a World Trade Organization panel ruling approving the U.S. government's right to impose a stiff tariff on Chinese tire imports, as the two countries prepare for bilateral trade talks in Washington.
The U.S. announced Monday that it and Yemen had finalized a bilateral trade agreement, opening Yemen’s markets to American business and moving the Mideast country, a critical counterterrorism ally, closer to joining the World Trade Organization.
RAE Systems Inc. has agreed to pay the U.S. Department of Justice $1.7 million to avoid prosecution on claims that the gas and radiation detector company violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by paying off Chinese officials in exchange for government contracts.
The World Trade Organization has initially sided with the U.S. government in a landmark dispute with China over the right to impose an additional tariff on $1.8 billion worth of tire imports.
The U.K.’s The Weir Group PLC announced Monday that it would plead guilty to breaching United Nations sanctions in connection with Oil-for-Food contracts in Iraq and pay a £14 million ($22.2 million) fine.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to review a $16 million patent infringement award for Fujifilm Corp., which a federal appeals court upheld on the grounds that the company had not exhausted its rights to patents for disposable cameras because it sold them outside the U.S.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it was equally divided on whether the first-sale doctrine could protect Costco Wholesale Corp. from allegations it infringed Omega SA's copyright by selling Swiss-made watches in the U.S. without Omega's permission.
A bipartisan group of more than 30 lawmakers has told U.S. trade officials that they need to extract firm, measurable commitments from China at an upcoming trade conference to reduce intellectual property theft and increase U.S. exports of software and other technology
RAE Systems Inc. has agreed to pay $1.2 million to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to settle claims that the gas and radiation detector maker’s employees violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by paying off Chinese officials in exchange for government contracts.