China Escalates Trade War with Retaliatory Tariffs

August 29, 2019

China is retaliating against the U.S. List 4 tariffs by imposing tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. goods, effective September 1, 2019. As a result, the Trump Administration increased the duty rates and effective dates as follows: September 1, 2019: Products on List 4A (i.e., includes tariff subheadings where China’s share of U.S. imports from …

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2019 Western Regional Conference and Border Tour

August 23, 2019

AAEI and the Foreign Trade Association hosted the 2019 AAEI and FTA Western Regional Conference in San Diego, CA, September 25-26, at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. In case you missed it, details of the event were are included in the event flyer. AAEI and the Foreign Trade Association (FTA) also hosted a …

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White House Leads Call for USMCA

July 10, 2019

The White House is leading a national call to action for the passage of the USMCA trade agreement. The White House Office of Public Liaison is encouraging stakeholders, including organizations like AAEI which is a member of the USMCA Coalition, to help in the national call to action by using the hashtag #USMCAnow in their social …

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AAEI Joins USMCA Coalition

March 4, 2019

AAEI has joined the USMCA Coalition, a group of more than 250 businesses and associations united in support of passage of the United-States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).  The new agreement still contains many of the benefits of the original North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Improvements to the original include modernized customs rules, and ways to address …

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Sec. Wilbur Ross Unable to Deliver Keynote at AAEI Annual Conference

July 10, 2019

U.S. Commerce Secretary Secretary Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. was called by President Trump to attend the G20 Summit in Japan in June, the same week the Commerce Secretary was scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the 98th Annual AAEI Conference and Expo in Washington, DC. Secretary Ross is the principal voice of business in …

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