BIS Allowing Export License Extension Requests

On October 16, 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a notice announcing a streamlined process for

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Mexico Updates Labeling Requirements

On October 1, 2020, in the Diario Oficial, the Mexican Ministry of Economy published several changes to Annex 2.4.1, which contains the list of quality

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CBP Issues Guidance on Retroactive CBTPA Claims

On October 15, 2020, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #44437979, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued guidance with procedures for

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BIS Announces Section 232 Relief Procedures for Certain Steel Articles

On October 13, 2020, in a Federal Register Notice (FRN), the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a temporary final

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President Trump Signs CBTPA Renewal

On October 10, 2020, U.S. President Trump signed a bill renewing the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA). The CBTPA provides preferential duty

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Commerce Seeks Comments on Softwood Lumber Subsidies

On October 8, 2020, in a Federal Register Notice (FRN), the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration issued a notice requesting

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DOT to Eliminate ORM-D Designation for Hazardous Materials

On December 31, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is scheduled to eliminate the hazardous materials Other Regulated Materials – Domestic

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Costa Rica Establishes Technical Note Number Requirement

On August 4, 2020, Costa Rican Customs published Ruling RES-DGA-368-2020. In this ruling, a compliance requirement of 3 technical note numbers, 0369,

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USTR Announces Vietnam Section 301 Investigation

On October 2, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced the initiation of a Section 301 investigation to address Vietnam’s “acts,

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Agricultural Marketing Service Decreases Cotton Fee

On October 5, 2020, in Federal Register Notice (FRN) 85 FR 62545, the Agricultural Marketing Service amended the Cotton Board Rules and Regulations to

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USTR Extends Certain Section 301 Lists 1 and 2 Exclusions

On September 30, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued two notices extending specific Section 301 Lists 1 and 2 exclusions.

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APHIS Extends Electronic Document Acceptance

On October 2, 2020, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #44293641, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

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APHIS Delays Core Implementation

On October 1, 2020, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #44279127, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

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Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act Scheduled to Expire October 1, 2020

On October 1, 2020, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #44279197, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued guidance on the expiration of the

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Mexico Amends Commercial Identification Number Structure

On July 1, 2020, Mexico’s Ministry of Economy announced that the criteria for obtaining automatic amendments to the tariff schedule would be published in

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