• Leadership Update

ISRI Files Comments about China to Annual National Trade Estimate Report

Last week, ISRI submitted comments to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative for its annual Congressionally-mandated National Trade Estimate report of trade barriers around the world.

In the submission, ISRI provided a status report of the combined impacts of China’s import restrictions on U.S. scrap exports and the U.S.-China trade war. The comments draw attention to the lost export sales anticipated, which are projected to be about $1.75 billion in 2018, a figure set to increase with the import bans coming in 2019 and 2020.

This report will be sent to Congress and serves as a basis for the U.S. Trade Representative’s annual hearing on the state of U.S. trade and trade policy early next year.

Please contact Adina Renee Adler if you have any questions.

Leadership Update Main

Have Questions?