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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 26

Supreme Court rejects challenge to Trump’s 25% steel tariffs; US eyes $3.1 billion of EU, UK imports for new tariffs; Shipping coping well with IMO 2020, but dispute cases may rise

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Michael Ford Industry Insights

The Miscellaneous Tariff Bill 2020 - next steps

The International Trade Commission will be accepting public comments for specific petitions of products to be included for the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill 2020.

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 25

Tensions ease between US, China over airline flights; U.K. and EU see Brexit deal a step closer after Johnson call; May Cass Freight Index shows minimal signs of improvement

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Maersk container ship at port

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 24

Container shipping could be facing a $10bn-plus loss for 2020; US ending special trade status threatens Hong Kong's transhipment traffic; China has become an even bigger US import source post-COVID

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Michael Ford Industry Insights

The results are in: Uncertainty for the business is a top concern in the EU

On May 20th, 2020 BDP conducted a virtual “regulatory update” to multiple companies reaching out to multiple industries across the European region. BDP polled the attendees to gauge how companies are perceiving topics like COVID-19, a global recession, and future outlook for the industry.

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