FDA Revokes Certain Emergency Use Authorizations

On June 30, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the revocation of Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) for the following products:

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FEMA Issues Guidance for Exporters with Medical Surpluses

On May 19, 2021, the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) updated its guidance for certain medical exports to remove restrictions on certain

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EU Extends Waiver on Customs Duties and VAT Certain COVID-19 Related Products

On April 19, 2021, in a press release, the European Union (EU) announced the extension of the temporary waiver of customs duties and value-added tax (VAT)

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CBP Issues Guidance on COVID-19 Related Section 301 Exclusion Extensions

On March 15, 2021, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #46607637, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued guidance on the extension of

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USTR Extends Certain COVID-19 Related Section 301 Exclusions

On March 5, 2021, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a notice extending specific COVID-19 related Section 301 exclusions. These

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EU Commission Publishes FAQs on COVID-19 Vaccine Export Requirements

On February 12, 2021, the European Union (EU) Commission published frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the export requirements for Covid-19 vaccines. The

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Next COAC Meeting Scheduled for March 17, 2021

On February 19, 2021, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced in a Federal Register Notice (FRN) the upcoming meeting of the Commercial

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Czech Republic Announces COVID-19 VAT Exemptions

On December 16, 2020, in a financial bulletin, the Czech Republic Ministry of Finance announced that certain medical items would be exempt from

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CBP Announces Remote Broker License Examination Option

On February 18, 2021, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #46291452, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that the April 21, 2021

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EU Introduces Export Controls on COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments

On January 29, 2021, the European Union (EU) confirmed that it is implementing a measure requiring exports of COVID-19 vaccines to be subject to an

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EPA Reminds Trade of Compliance Advisory for Imports of Pesticide Products

On January 28, 2021, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #45979837, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a reminder to the trade on

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FDA Issues Import Alert for Hand Sanitizers from Mexico

On January 26, 2021, in a press release, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an import alert on all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from

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U.S. Department of State Extends Temporary ITAR Suspensions

On December 11, 2020, in a Federal Register Notice (FRN), the U.S. Department of State announced the extension of “certain temporary suspensions,

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FEMA Extends and Revises PPE Export Restrictions

On December 31, 2020, the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published a temporary final rule in the Federal Register extending the

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USTR Extends Section 301 Product Exclusions for COVID-19-Related Products

On December 29, 2020, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published a notice in the Federal Register to “extend certain product

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