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  • India and Turkey to Lose GSP Eligibility March 8, 2019 The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced the removal of India and Turkey from the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP). GSP is a program that allows developing countries to export goods to the United States without having to pay tariffs. The President must notify Congress at least 60 days prior to the termination of either country from the GSP program. India’s termination from GSP is due ...
  • U.S. and China Trade Talks February 1, 2019 The United States and China resumed trade talks in Washington on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Vice Premier Liu He, suggested that President Trump meet with President Xi in late February after Mr. Trump’s planned summit with North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un. In a tweet Thursday morning, Trump wrote, “no final deal will be made until my friend President Xi, and I, meet in the near ...
  • Polar Vortex Brings Record Cold to Midwest January 30, 2019 Temperatures across the Midwest and Northeast are forecast to be the coldest in a generation, if not on record. The life-threatening wind chills and frigid temperatures will be affecting transportation throughout much of the region.  Inland intermodal terminals have been experiencing extreme congestion due to the front-loading of imports before the increase in Section 301 tariffs. The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach felt the ...




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