On February 6, 2020, the State Council Tariff Commission announced that China would cut in half the additional tariffs for certain commodities from the United States on February 14, 2020.
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Japan: USJTA Treatment for Fruit Juice and Jams

This is one in a series of reports providing concise overviews of how the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA), which entered into force on January 1, 2020, affects certain product groups.
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Japan: Safeguards in US-Japan Trade Agreement

The U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA) entered into force on January 1, 2020.
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Japan: Citrus Annual

Overall citrus acreage in Japan continues to decline amid decreasing consumption and aging rural population. In the 2019/20 marketing year (MY), mandarin production is forecast to hit a historic....
On August 23, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced new tariffs on certain U.S. products, valued at $75 billion USD.
On May 13, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced that supplementary import tariffs levied on certain U.S. products....
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South Korea: KORUS FTA Orange TRQ Allocation Change

U.S. oranges coming into Korea from September 1- February 28 do so under a Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) negotiated under the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS).
After more than seven years of intermittent talks, Indonesia has concluded negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement with Australia.
A free trade agreement (FTA) between Japan and members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), as well as a soon-to-be effectuated FTA....
On April 4, 2018, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and Ministry of Finance (MOF) separately announced a proposal to levy retaliatory tariffs of 25 percent....
On December 26, 2017, the Secretariat of Economy (SE) published in Mexico’s Federal Register (“Diario Oficial” – DOF) three announcements modifying tariff rate quotas (TRQs) for five products.
On January 5, 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture issued decree No. 35/2018, renewing U.S. Fresh Foods of Plant Origin (FFPO) recognition for an additional three years.