Buy American Waiver – vehicles

  There is a danger of government agencies gutting the USA made standards with “waivers”. The Obama stimulus of 2009 included a requirement that goods purchased with government money are USA made. The US government is the biggest consumer in the world, so its buying choices can drive industry procurement choices. The Federal Highway Administration…

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King & Spalding’s Trade & Manufacturing Alert: United States Imposes Duties Against Unfairly Traded Imports Of Non-Oriented Electrical Steel

On November 6, the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) determined that imports of non-oriented electrical steel (NOES) from China, Germany, Japan, Korea, Sweden, and Taiwan have materially injured the sole U.S. producer of NOES – AK Steel Corporation (AK Steel). As a result, countervailing duties will be imposed on imports of NOES from China and…

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Business Insider: “China Just Knocked Off The Range Rover Evoque And Jaguar Land Rover Is Not Happy”

[Benjamin Zhang | November 28, 2014 | Business Insider] Range Rover’s Evoque crossover SUV has been one of the company’s most popular offerings. Suffice to say, the people at Jaguar Land Rover (Range Rover’s parent company) were not happy when a Chinese car company unveiled a remarkably similar knock-off. Called the Landwind X7, the Evoque…

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