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CANADA: No more surtax on steel and aluminium as from 20, May 2019


On May 17, 2019, Global Affairs Canada released a joint statement with the United States, announcing the elimination (which became effective May 20, 2019) of all tariffs imposed by the United States under section 232 of the Trade Expansion act of 1962 (19 USC §1862) – duties on steel and aluminum, and all retaliatory tariffs imposed by Canada

Both countries have also agreed to terminate all pending litigation between them in the World Trade Organization, with respect to the section 232 duties on steel and aluminum and Canada’s retaliatory surtax. Continue reading


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US: United States proposes new tarifs on EU products in response to EU aircraft subsidies


United States proposes new tarifs on EU products in response to EU aircraft subsidies

The Trump Administration has identified the European Union as a new object of tariffs, releasing a list of proposed products that may be subjected to additional Section 301 tariffs in light of the EU’s subsidization of civil aircraft. Continue reading


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Recorded version – US Tax Reform and Impact on US Inbound Companies


416411_web_r_k_by_oliver-brunner_pixelio-deThe Webinar on US Tax Reform and Impact on US Inbound Companies took place last Wednesday.
If you didn’t had the chance to participate, please find HERE the recorded version of this Webinar. Continue reading


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Upcoming webcast – US Tax Reform and Impact on US Inbound Companies (18 January 2017)


416411_web_r_k_by_oliver-brunner_pixelio-deWith a Trump Administration and Republican-controlled Congress, US tax reform is a priority. What does all of this mean for global companies with investments and business in the United States?

Join PwC’s leaders in tax policy and US inbound issues to learn: Continue reading