Taxes, Tariffs & Trade

Based on the recent NAFEM survey, tariffs are negatively impacting companies whose products make it possible for millions of people to enjoy meals away from home at military bases, schools, hospitals, restaurants and elsewhere. More than 80 percent of respondents to NAFEM’s recent survey reported that the tariffs have negatively impacted their businesses. NAFEM has developed […]

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Tariffs on Chinese imports, along with tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, are making it more expensive to produce the commercial equipment and supplies that feed our troops, nourish school children, help the sick and create family memories. According to a recent North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) survey[1], tariffs are negatively impacting […]

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A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of International Trade heard oral arguments in a lawsuit brought by the American Institute of International Steel (AIIS) and two of its member companies alleging that the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum are unconstitutional based on the 1962 federal law used to impose the tariffs.

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Three days of trade talks with China to address tariffs concluded on Jan. 10 without a significant breakthrough or details on when talks would continue.

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In late December 2018, NAFEM submitted comments to the U.S. International Trade Commission about the new U.S. – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA).

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In December, NAFEM submitted comments to the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) for its investigation of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) Agreement.

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The 807-page, $867 billion 2018 Farm Bill has passed the House and Senate and President Trump is expected to quickly sign the legislation.

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The United States, Mexico and Canada announced the final step in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) November 30, when President Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau and Mexican President Pena Nieto signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) in Buenos Aires. Details are outlined in a Presidential Fact Sheet.

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This investigation is focused on small- and medium-sized businesses and supports the current agenda of The United States-United Kingdom Trade and Investment Working Group, which is assessing ways to strengthen trade and investment ties and provide commercial continuity for U.S. and U.K. businesses as the U.K. prepares to leave the European Union.

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