China’s World Trade Organization Compliance Review

Premise Persons with interest into the review of China's World Trade Organization obligations receive invitation from the Interagency Trade Policy Staff Committee, so to comment on their relevant concerns. This is in order to assist the United States Trade Representative in their preparation of the annual report to Congress on the accession and integration of … Continue reading China’s World Trade Organization Compliance Review

Housing Affordability Warning in 2010 Census

Research We love looking at data for the purpose of understanding opportunities, information and interesting or relevant market research, and today we decided to look back at the recent census data as we approach the 2020 census.  We love to see if we can find opportunity within the United States Census of last decade and we just … Continue reading Housing Affordability Warning in 2010 Census

Final Determinations On Nikon and Fujifilm

Premise Administrative law judge a final determination issues a Final Determination into an investigation into certain digital cameras. The remedy is a limited exclusion order, a cease and desist orders directed to each of the respondents named Cameras and Software The investigation, names as respondents the entities of Nikon Corporation of Tokyo, Sendai Nikon Corporation … Continue reading Final Determinations On Nikon and Fujifilm

Foreign Trade Barrier Report

Each Year, the United States Trade Representative publishes The National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers (NTE). Preparation begins with the Trade Policy Staff Committee's invitation to persons with interest, to submit comments that assist in identifying significant barriers to the export of goods and services, domestic investment in foreign markets, protection and enforcement … Continue reading Foreign Trade Barrier Report

International Food and Agricultural Development

Premise The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development will meet  September 12, 2018.  Participants are able to join in person in Washington D.C. or via livestream.  The meeting is in regards to the Feed the Future Learning Agenda to address old and new Agenda for the program.  The meeting will address a study with … Continue reading International Food and Agricultural Development

Aluminum Sheets From People’s Republic of China LTFV Amendment

Explanation A Ministerial error was made in the estimated weighted-average dumping margin, Commerce has since amended.  The only respondant for which a rate was calculated was Henan Mingtai AI Industrial Co. Ltd. and Zhengzhou Mintai Industry Co Ltd. which are collectively referred to as "Mingtai" in the notice.  17 Entities and China-Wide entity were determined … Continue reading Aluminum Sheets From People’s Republic of China LTFV Amendment

Gainful Employment Recision

Regulation The Secretary proposes to rescind the gainful employment (GE) regulations (removal entirety of Subpart Q).  The gainful employment program requires the Secretary to collect information from institutions, to create a report for prospective, and current students about previous students debt and earnings after graduation.  The measure and information has the intent to inform students … Continue reading Gainful Employment Recision

Welded Line Pipe From Korea Review Amended

Explanation 22 companies received a antidumping margin of 16.58.  SeAH Steel Corporation (SeAH) has  alleged Department of Commerce have a ministerial error in creation of some calculations around manufacturing costs behind some sales in the United States.  The order is over subject merchandise of welded line pipe International Trade Administration.  The final results are being … Continue reading Welded Line Pipe From Korea Review Amended

Russia World Trade Organization Implementations Assessment

Regulation The United States Trade Representative (USTR) will have a public hearing and comment to assist in it's preparation of the Annual Report to Congress regarding Russia's Obligations as a Member of the World Trade Organization.  On December 2012, consent was given to apply the World Trade Organization agreement between the countries of the United … Continue reading Russia World Trade Organization Implementations Assessment

Complaints Against Motorized Vehicles

Regulations The International Trade commission has received a complaint against certain Motorized Vehicles and Components Thereof.  The complaint alleges Tariff ACt of 1930 section 337 regarding the importation into, sale for, and sale within the United States of certain motorized vehicles.  The respondents named are Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd of India and Mahindra Automotive North … Continue reading Complaints Against Motorized Vehicles