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

Qualified Business Income Deduction

Regulation The Internal Revenue Service is proposing amendments to section 199A.  This section provides a deduction up to 20 percent of business income from a business or trade in a domestic United States market.  Proposed regulations seeks to provide anti-avoidance, computational, and definitive guidance towards the application of a qualified business income deduction.  The proposed … Continue reading Qualified Business Income Deduction

Automated Driving Systems

Explanation The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration holds a public listening session this Friday, to ask for information around the design, development, testing, and integration of automation driving systems in commercial vehicles.  On August 24th, 2018 in Dallas Texas, all participants with interest will have opportunity to comment, share data and introduce analysis on the … Continue reading Automated Driving Systems

Rescinded Reviews Over Stainless Steel Sheets

Commercial Development The Requested Administrative Review of Antidumping Duty Order (ADO) on imported articles of Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip originating from People's Republic of China's between September 2016 - March 2018 has been rescinded by Department of Commerce. Hans-Mill Corporation and C.Y. Housewares (Dongguan) Co. Ltd, were the entities that requested the Administrative Reviews of … Continue reading Rescinded Reviews Over Stainless Steel Sheets