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Trade Related Executive Orders Published by the White House

05/17/17 - Hugo Romero

 

On April 29, the White House published two executive orders impacting trade policies:

A) The first one establishes a new “Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy.”

B) The second one mandates performance reviews of existing U.S. trade agreements by the Secretary of Commerce and the United States Trade Representative (USTR), in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Attorney General, and the Director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy.

“The findings of the performance reviews shall help guide United States trade policy and trade negotiations. The Secretary of Commerce, the USTR, and other heads of executive departments and agencies, as appropriate, shall take every appropriate and lawful action to address violations of trade law, abuses of trade law, or instances of unfair treatment. Each performance review shall be submitted to the President by the Secretary of Commerce and the USTR within 180 days of the date of this order.”

Click here to read the Executive Order

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On a related note, Trump trade officials apparently prefer a tri-lateral NAFTA deal 

 

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