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Tuesday, July 20, 2021
From the White House
FACT SHEET: U.S.-Germany Climate and Energy Partnership
From the U.S. Department of Commerce
From the U.S. Trade Representative
Senate Finance Advances Deputy USTR Nominees
From the Department of State
Marking One Year of Hong Kong’s National Security Law
From the World Trade Organization
World Trade Organization Voices Optimism After Fisheries Meeting, but Says ‘Gaps’ Remain
WTO Members Edge Closer to Fisheries Subsidies Agreement
WTO Issues New Edition of World Tariff Profiles
S. Korea to Lift Tariffs on Imports from Indonesia, Israel Under Trade Deals
India and EU Set to Resume Free Trade Agreement Talks After 8 Years
Britain Sets Out Plan to Stimulate Trade with Developing Economies
Pakistan’s Uzbekistan Agrees to Conclude Preferential Trade Agreement
Ministry to Propose Frameworks for FTAs
Japan, Australia to Promote Regional Trade Deals
U.S. Clashes With Mexico, Canada on Car Rules in USMCA Risk
US Anti-China Digital Trade Deal Seen as ‘Dead in the Water’ for Joe Biden in Asia
Divorce Bill Dispute Roughens Relations: Beyond Brexit
Peruvian Congress Ratifies the Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty
Africa Nations Plan $8 Billion Fund to Offset Trade-Pact Losses
Ecuador’s Government Intends to Negotiate Trade Agreement with U.S.
Turkey, Malaysia Resolve to Expand Free Trade Agreement
Pence Presses Trade Deal with Taiwan, Slams Biden on China
India Begins Talks on Free Trade Agreement with UAE
Port Chief Sees U.S. Import Surge ‘Easily’ Lasting into 2022
Trump’s China Tariffs Near $100B Mark
Canada to Open Border Aug. 9 to Fully Vaccinated U.S. Travelers
The Futility of ‘Product of USA’ Labeling in a World of Global Supply Chains
Yellen Says China Trade Deal Has ‘Hurt American Consumers’
Biden Faces Hard Sell in Asia for Anti-China Digital Trade Pact
Biden Can Win Friends and Influence With a Digital Trade Deal
More International Articles
Taiwan Angers China with First Europe Office Using its Name
How Barriers to Cross-Border Data Flows Are Spreading Globally, What They Cost, and How to Address Them
Germany’s Export-Driven Foreign Policy is Being Challenged
European Union Ambassador Stavros Lambrinidis on EU-US Relations
Container Rates to U.S. Top $10,000 as Shipping Crunch Tightens
Europe Rolls Out Plan to Shift From Fossil Fuels, an Effort That Could Impact Trade
Panama Canal Transits Rise as World Trade Recovers From Pandemic
Jul 1 – Nov 5 all-day
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizers of FOOD TAIPEI MEGA SHOWS 2021, TAITRA, TFPMA, TPA and Chan Chao International, announce that the trade shows rescheduled to October 6-9, 2021 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1 & Hall 2 (TaiNEX1&2). This decision was made in consideration of the health and safety of exhibitors and visitors.
FOOD TAIPEI MEGA SHOWS comprise five concurrently-held trade shows, including FOOD TAIPEI, FOODTECH TAIPEI, BIO/ PHARMATECH TAIWAN, TAIPEI PACK, and TAIWAN HORECA. In addition to the physical shows, FOOD TAIPEI MEGA SHOWS ONLINE will be launched for a month from October 6th to November 5th with the online services including virtual booths display, meeting scheduling and message leaving. FOOD TAIPEI MEGA SHOWS present the complete supply chain of Taiwan’s food industry and products of exhibitors from other countries, which provide global buyers a one-stop procurement platform with high quality, reliability, and innovation.
Medical Taiwan 2021 regret to announce that the physical show has been postponed to October 14th -16th due to concerns about spreading COVID-19 infections.
Following on from the latest developments in the spread of COVID-19, the Taiwan Center for Disease Control currently recommends suspending or postponing large-scale public gatherings. TAITRA, the organizer of Medical Taiwan 2021, has taken this recommendation into consideration and made the decision to prioritize public health and welfare at this time.
Medical Taiwan 2021 have been made possible by a digital transformation of the show by building up online services and strategies to promote business between exhibitors and buyers. It will feature virtual booths, online meetings, and video conferencing. The virtual show will be scheduled to October 7th – 21st.
For updated info, please refer to the following websites:
FOOD TAIPEI: www.foodtaipei.com.tw
FOODTECH TAIPEI: www.foodtech.com.tw
BIO/ PHARMATECH TAIWAN: www.foodtech.com.tw
TAIPEI PACK: www.taipeipack.com.tw
TAIWAN HORECA: www.taiwanhoreca.com.tw
MEDICAL TAIWAN: www.medicaltaiwan.com.tw
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
What are the documents you need to stay compliant with the Export Law? This webinar will provide you with a broad overview of the basic documents that you must obtain and file with the Department of Commerce and Department of State before exporting your products or services overseas.
For more info click here.
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The disruption in global supply chains in selling and sourcing is causing significant delays, cost increases and huge amounts of uncertainty. The impact began as the Covid 19 Pandemic grew in early 2020 and has grown worse every month. The end in nowhere in sight.
This webinar made up of 6 Global Supply Chain seasoned experts will frame the issues and offer recommendations for best practices to the audience attendees.
For more info on the National Association of District Export Councils, click here.
Sep 21 – Sep 23 all-day
Registration is now open for EXIM’s 2021 Virtual Annual Conference, September 21st – 23rd. Companies with 500 or fewer employees qualify for the Small Business Rate of $150 for the three-day event.
This year’s theme, “Building Back Together,” will emphasize how collaboration between industry and government can fuel economic recovery for U.S.-based companies. A small business track is being developed that will focus on practical strategies and tactics for implementing a successful exporting strategy. “Hear from your Peers” will feature business owners who embraced exporting and the impact it has had on their companies’ operations and the bottom line.
Topics under development for breakout sessions include:
EXIM 101 – an overview of EXIM trade finance solutions for businesses and projects of all sizes.
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