U.S., China Sign Phase 1 Trade Deal

January 15, 2020

President Trump and China’s Vice Premier Liu He signed the Phase 1 trade deal which includes provisions on intellectual property, financial services, and large purchases of agriculture products. AAEI announced that while it is pleased that the agreement is signed, its leaders will be scrutinizing the text to assess the impact of the agreement on …

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Bill Banning Imports from China’s Xinjiang Headed to President

December 16, 2021

The U.S. Senate passed legislation that would ban imports from China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region due to the presumption that forced labor was involved in the supply chain. It passed both chambers this week without objection and President Biden is expected to sign it. The bill includes a “rebuttable presumption” that all goods from Xinjiang …

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Working Together for Trade

December 15, 2021

AAEI committees respond to specific global trade concerns, bringing needed information to members and members’ views to the attention of key policy makers and administrators. Members’ common concerns and potential areas of difficulty are addressed through the committee framework. Our substantive committees include: Focuses on the importing and exporting of textiles, apparel and footwear. Gains:  …

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