Next COAC Meeting Scheduled for December 4, 2019

On November 12, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced in a Federal Register Notice (FRN) the upcoming meeting of the Commercial

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OFAC Updates General Licenses

On November 5, 2019, the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published a notice amending General License 34A “Authorizing Transactions Involving

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EU Publishes Revised Combined Common Customs Tariff and Statistical Nomenclature

On October 9, 2019, the European Union (EU) published the Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1776 amending Annex I to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87

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CBP Releases Harmonized System Update 1918

On November 6, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued Cargo System Messaging Service (CSMS) #40531423 announcing the October 31st creation

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USTR Announces Additional Exclusions on List 3 of the Section 301 Tariffs

On November 7, 2019 the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a notice announcing additional exclusions on products of Chinese origin

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CBP Issues Guidance on Section 301 List 3 Round 3 Exclusions

On November 8, 2019, U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued guidance in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #40564257 on the third round of

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Cameroon to Lose AGOA Eligibility

On October 31, 2019, President Donald Trump announced the termination of Cameroon’s eligibility under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).  AGOA

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NHTSA to Generate Warnings for Errors

On October 30, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #40449785, announcing that warning error

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CBP Issues Guidelines for Penalty Mitigation on Wood Packaging Material

On October 31, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) posted guidelines to mitigate penalties for wood packing material violations.  The

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EPA Issues SNURs Under TSCA for 8 Chemicals

On October 28, 2019, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued significant new use rules (SNURs) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for

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UK Updates Guidance for Export Licenses for Military Goods

On October 23, 2019, the United Kingdom’s Department of International Trade updated its guidance relating to an “open general export license” for military

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CBP Reminds Drawback Claimants of Requirements

On October 18, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued Cargo System Messaging Service (CSMS) #40295078 reminding drawback claimants about

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EU Extends Deadline for UK Withdrawal

On October 28th 2019, the European Council unanimously agreed to extend the period under Article 50 (3) of the Treaty on the European Union (TEU) for the

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USTR Announces GSP Eligibility Changes for Thailand and Ukraine

On October 25, 2019, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced changes to the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) eligibility for

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USTR Announces Additional Exclusions on List 3 of the Section 301 Tariffs

On October 24, 2019, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a notice announcing additional exclusions on products of Chinese origin

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