This action prohibits the importation into the United States from Mexico of all shrimp, curvina, sierra, and chano fish and fish products harvested by gillnets in the upper Gulf of California (UGC) within the vaquita’s geographic range.
U.S. manufacturing is starting to show signs of slowing amid the current U.S. trade war with China, according to industry respondents featured in the Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) December manufacturing report.
The Trump administration indicated it could delay imposing steel and aluminum tariffs on some nations while negotiations are taking place for a more permanent exemption, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said.
Negotiations with Mexico on an update to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are going well and may be close to wrapping up, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said.
The Association of American Port Authorities (AAPA) has called on the Customs & Border Protection agency (CBP) as well as Congress to secure adequate allocation of resources to the ports.