12th WTO Ministerial Conference: An achievement or Failed Attempt?

12th WTO Ministerial Conference: An Achievement or Failed Attempt? In this edition, we present the most relevant developments and setbacks of the 12th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO). This Conference was originally scheduled for June 2020 but was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Finally, the conference was held from June 12 […]

Suspension of antidumping duties on imports of ammonium sulfate

Suspension of antidumping duties on imports of ammonium sulfate. Today, the «Decree suspending the collection of antidumping duties imposed on imports of ammonium sulfate from the United States of America and China, regardless of the country of origin» was published. Purpose of the decree By means of the decree, the Ministry of Economy suspends the […]

Constitutional Energy and Mining Law Amendment – Implications for United States 

Constitutional Energy and Mining Law Amendment Implications for United States

Constitutional Energy Amendment and Mining Law amendment – Implications for the United States  By not getting the necessary votes for a constitutional amendment, the Chamber of Deputies stopped and rejected the initiative of constitutional amendment in electricity matters of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on April 17, 2022. The purpose of this constitutional amendment initiative was to drastically limit the participation […]

USMCA Panel on Rules of Origin

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USMCA Panel on the Application and Interpretation of the Rules of Origin in the Automotive Sector On March 22, 2022, Mexico, Canada and the United States selected the members of the Panel that will resolve the dispute over the application and interpretation of certain provisions related to the rules of origin in the automotive sector, […]

Phase One Trade Agreement

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U.S.-China Phase One Trade Agreement| The Trading Room Virtual Meeting on the Implementation of the US-China Phase One Trade Agreement In January 2020, during the presidency of Donald Trump, the U.S. Government and China signed a Phase One Trade Agreement.    President Trump is delivering results for America’s farmers and ranchers through the Phase One Agreement […]

Rapid Response Labor Mechanism

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Rapid Response Labor Mechanism | Trading Room Rapid Response Labor Mechanism As a result of the AFL-CIO’s request, the U.S. government activated the Rapid Response Labor Mechanism on June 9, 2021 for alleged violations of freedom of association and collective bargaining rights committed by TRIDONEX.  Following the request, the Mexican government conducted an internal investigation […]