Category Archives: Government Relations

Administrative Review of AD Order on Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Mexico (2021/2022) – Preliminary Results

From Fred Waite and Kim Young, AWPA Counsel Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) published its preliminary results in the administrative review of the antidumping (AD) order on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod from Mexico. The review covers several Mexican producers / exporters during the period from October 1, 2021 through September … Continue reading Administrative Review of AD Order on Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Mexico (2021/2022) – Preliminary Results

Mid-South Wire hosts tour for US Dept of Commerce

Assistant Secretary Lisa Wang and Deputy Assistant Secretary Ryan Majerus from the US Department of Commerce visited Nashville area wire facilities in March. It gave companies the opportunity to show off their facilities and discuss current challenges the US steel wire industry is facing. Commerce personnel visited Mid-South Wire in Nashville on March 29. John … Continue reading Mid-South Wire hosts tour for US Dept of Commerce

Quarterly Trade Policy Update, Trade Law Overview and other Tools

The AWPA government relations team has pulled together the latest trade policy news. You can find the 1st quarter 2023 update here. You’ll find information on the 118th Congress, recent actions regarding the 232 and 301 tariffs by the Biden administration, including an update on EU negotiations, and information on other trade issues. Fred Waite … Continue reading Quarterly Trade Policy Update, Trade Law Overview and other Tools

AWPA Members Invited to Kelley Drye Election Outlook Event

From Kelley Drye: This year’s Congressional elections are fast approaching, and many of our clients are asking us whether or not the House and/or Senate will return to Republican control – and what that might mean for the Biden Administration agenda.  We’re happy to announce that we will welcome election analysts Jim Ellis and Greg … Continue reading AWPA Members Invited to Kelley Drye Election Outlook Event

Govt Affairs Conf: Early bird registration and hotel deadline today

The Government Affairs Conference is only three weeks away – have you registered yet? Today is the last day to get the early bird rate and reserve your room in our hotel block! Register for the conference here. Make your hotel reservations here. If you have trouble reserving a room, contact Jeynae in the AWPA office. … Continue reading Govt Affairs Conf: Early bird registration and hotel deadline today

AWPA: GAC Early Bird Deadline August 30!

  The early bird deadline is quickly approaching, and the hotel is selling out! There is less than one week left to get the best value for your company. This year’s program will include an economic update, a political outlook on the upcoming midterms, the latest on global trade, and insight into supply chain challenges. … Continue reading AWPA: GAC Early Bird Deadline August 30!

Govt Affairs Conference: Hill Visit Information Session September 14

Hill Visits are back at the Government Affairs Conference this year. As Congress slowly returns to in-person constituent meetings, it’s time to build, or rebuild, relationships. We are having a briefing in advance of the conference for everyone participating in Congressional Visits.  If it’s your first time going on Hill Visits, or even if you’re … Continue reading Govt Affairs Conference: Hill Visit Information Session September 14