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August 2017 Monthly Article – China and the U.S.

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On August 15, China lobbed a warning shot at the U.S., after the Trump administration indicated the desire for an investigation into China’s technology practices. The U.S. is accusing China of violating global rules by forcing foreign companies operating in that country to transfer technology to local partners. China requires foreign companies to work with […]

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July 2017 Monthly Article – NAFTA Renegotiation Points

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In a July 17 press release, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced that the first rounds for the renegotiation of the twenty-three-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will take place in Washington, D.C., from August 16 to 20, 2017. According to the communiqué, “John Melle, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for the Western Hemisphere, will […]