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Take Action on CBMA!

The Distilled Spirits Council of the US (DISCUS) has established today as a day of action and is enlisting their members to make their voices heard to encourage the passage of the 2019 CBMTRA. Should you want to join this … Continue reading

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DISCUS to Host Day of Action – Oct. 15th!

Our colleagues and partners in the industry, the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, will be hosting a CBMTRA Day of Action next Tuesday, October 15th!  How to participate: On Tuesday, October 15th, we will distribute an email with a … Continue reading

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Official Retaliatory Tariff List Published Today

Today’s federal register published the complete text of the WTO ruling and list of products subject to additional tariffs effective at 12:01am on October 18th. We are attaching a link to the publication for your review. Upon making entry, the customs … Continue reading

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Breaking News! EU Retaliatory Tariffs Set for Oct. 18th

Late yesterday, the USTR (U.S. Trade Representative) published the list of items slated for additional tariffs as a result of the damages awarded by the WTO in the Airbus case. While this seems sudden, the case has been going on … Continue reading

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Breaking News – EU Tariff Update!

The WTO has confirmed that the USA can impose tariffs on $7.5 Billion worth of goods from the EU, the largest amount ever awarded in a WTO case. The U.S. Trade Representative will now review and refine the list of … Continue reading

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EU Tariff Update

Reuters and CNBC have both issued updates on the potential for retaliatory tariffs on EU Products. Reuters has reported that they expect the WTO will publish a decision on the US request to take action by 4pm EST (1400 GMT) … Continue reading

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Trade Deal with Japan: Good News for Wine Exports

As we continue to wait for the results of the WTO dispute settlement council and potential retaliatory tariffs on imports of EU wine, spirits, and beer, we at least can offer good news for exporters of wine to Japan. The … Continue reading

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