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UK Passes Export Control (North Korea Sanctions) Order 2018

On February 21, 2018, the United Kingdom (UK) government passed the Export Control (North Korea Sanctions) Order 2018.

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House Passes Bill to Extend GSP

On February 13, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4979 to extend the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP).

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Department of State Amends ITAR to Include Restrictions on Defense Related Exports to South Sudan

On February 14, 2018, the Department of State posted a notice in the Federal Register, amending the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

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First Global Cross-Border E-Commerce Conference Concludes with Beijing Declaration

On February 10, 2018, the first global cross-border e-commerce conference, co-hosted by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and General Administration

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CBP Will No Longer Offer Blanket Flagging for Reconciliation

On February 24, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will no longer offer blanket flagging of underlying entries for reconciliation according

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USTR Publishes Procedures to Consider Additional Requests for Exclusion of Particular Product from Solar Safeguards

On February 14, 2018, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published procedures in the Federal Register to request the exclusion

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CBP Releases Interim Guidance for Filing TFTEA Drawback Claims

On February 5, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued interim guidance for filing Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015

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NMFS to End Informed Compliance Period on SIMP

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) will require that all Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) regulations must comply with the electronic

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House Ways and Means Committee Introduces Bill to Reinstate GSP

On February 8, 2018, the House Ways and Means Committee chairman and ranking member introduced legislation to provide for a three-year renewal of the

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CBP Announces the Date and Agenda for the Next COAC Meeting

On February 6, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that the next Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) meeting

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