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Biography for Mara Lee

Mara Lee, Associate Editor, is a reporter for International Trade Today and its sister publication Export Compliance Daily. She joined the Warren Communications News staff in early 2018, after covering health policy, Midwestern Congressional delegations, and the Connecticut economy, insurance and manufacturing sectors for the Hartford Courant, the nation’s oldest continuously published newspaper (established 1674). Before arriving in Washington D.C. to cover Congress in 2005, she worked in Ohio, where she witnessed fervent presidential campaigning every four years.

Recent Articles by Mara Lee

Big Changes Planned for CBP Enforcement of E-Commerce Imports to Fight Counterfeits

The Department of Homeland Security will take several new steps toward preventing the importation of counterfeit goods, executive branch officials said during a Jan.24 press conference to discuss a report on the subject. Peter Navarro, a close White House…Subscribe to Read >>

New Section 301 Tariffs on France in Response to Digital Services Tax Averted

Tariffs on French champagne, cheeses, handbags and other products (see 2001060040) will not be coming, several news outlets are reporting, since France has agreed not to impose a Digital Services Tax in 2020 as negotiations continue at the Organization…Subscribe to Read >>

EU Trade Commissioner Says US Says EU Settlement for Airbus Not Enough

The tariffs on billions of dollars worth of European goods because the World Trade Organization found the EU illegally subsidized Airbus puts Europe in a position where it will need to take similar action, assuming the WTO rules that state…Subscribe to Read >>

New EU Trade Commissioner Says US Holding Up Airbus Solution

The joint statement on how to confront Chinese abuses through the World Trade Organization (see 2001140044) has been the highlight of the first visit to Washington by Phil Hogan, the new European Union Trade Commissioner. Hogan, who spokeSubscribe to Read >>

USMCA Passes Senate; Canadian Ratification Could Come in February

The Senate overwhelmingly passed the new NAFTA, though it wasn't by quite as wide a margin as in the House, where more than 95 percent of votes were for the trade pact. The vote, which happened just before the reading…Subscribe to Read >>