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Trump’s Next $100 billion – Phones, T-Shirts or Polymers?

President Trump has ordered the USTR to consider duties on an additional $100 billion of Chinese exports. That’s a response to Chinese retaliation against America’s section 301 duties relating to Chinese IP practices, each of which covered products worth around $50 billion. The President has p... Read more →


Resin Case Will Prove Stickier for Indian Than Chinese Suppliers

The U.S. Commerce Department has started investigations of PTFE resin (a non-stick coating) exports from China and India. The case is relatively small – total U.S. imports in the past 12 months were $149 million, with China and India representing 43% of the total. Both countries’ supplie... Read more →


Chinese PET Unwanted in Japan

Japan’s finance and trade ministries will investigate Chinese exports of PET plastic, possibly applying tariffs of 54%. Chinese exports of PET resin have been in a long-term decline, falling 12% annually over the last three years as it has repeatedly been rejected from different markets. The U... Read more →


Olympics a Distant Memory for Brazil as Trade Declines

Brazil’s trade surplus for September was slightly below that expected by economists at $3.8 billion, but the more disappointing news is on trade trends. Imports dropped 9% on a year earlier, marking a return to declines after just one month of growth. Exports fell 2%, but this included a rise ... Read more →

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