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USTR Announces First Round of NAFTA Negotiations

On July 19, 2017 the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced arrangements have been made for the first round of negotiations for

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FCC Announces Plans to Eliminate Form 740 for RF Devices

On July 13, 2017 the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) released a press release announcing their intentions to discontinue the FCC Form 740 for Radio

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CBP Announces Updated FSIS Procedures for Certain Fish and Fish Products

On July 6, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #17-000393 on behalf of the Food Safety and

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WCO Concludes 2017 Annual Sessions

On July 6-8, 2017 Heads of Customs administrations on behalf of Members of the World Customs Organization (WCO) met for the 129th and 130th Sessions of

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CBSA Announces Implementation of Canada-Ukraine FTA

On July 12, 2017 the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) released Customs Notice 17-23 announcing the implementation date for the Canada-Ukraine Free

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Costa Rica Modifies Document Requirements for WTO Members

On July 4, 2017 Costa Rica published in La Gaceta Diario Oficial, General Update Resolution number RES-DGA-DN-899-2017 which acknowledges the latest

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USTR Requests Comments on AGOA Eligibility Requirements for 2018

In a Federal Register notice published on July 11, 2017, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is requesting comments on country eligibility

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Canada Customs Publishes Trade Compliance Target Areas

On July 1, 2017 the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) published a list of their Trade Compliance Verifications, which are published twice a year, in

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Census Announces Updated HTS and Schedule B Added to Automated Export System (AES)

On July 5, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #17-000391 on behalf of the U.S. Census Bureau

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NOAA Announces Series of Roundtable Meetings

On July 3, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #17-000390 announcing that the National Oceanic and

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