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Welcome to the September 2019 edition of Baker McKenzie’s International Trade Compliance Update.

This issue’s highlights:

  • UN: UN Security Council resolutions
  • WTO: DSB activities, TBT Notifications
  • WCO: Harmonized System Committee draft Agenda, WCO news
  • Other International Matters: CITES notifications, GAIN reports
  • Canada: CBSA-CBP exchange of exit and entry information, advance rulings, notices and D-Memoranda, antidumping and countervailing duty cases, Canadian legislation, regulations and notices from the Canada Gazette
  • Mexico: Antidumping and countervailing duty cases
  • US: Presidential documents; national emergencies; sec. 301 tariff updates, exclusion information and increase in existing sec. 301 tariffs; Venezuelan sanction updates; requests for WTO compliance on China and Russia; USITC duty suspension rules update; import restrictions on Moroccan and Algerian cultural property; removal of Auto Products Trade Act regulations; CBP proposal on trade mark information; customs brokers exam and rules for verification of importer identity; CBP modifications of post-summary corrections; sec. 321 test; COBRA fees for FY 2020; Federal Register documents; CBP final determination of origin in government procurement case; revocations/modifications of CBP rulings; CSMS messages; FTZs; Munitions List modifications; sanctions updates for Iran, Chinese companies and chemical warfare; OFAC, BIS, State restrictive measures; CPSC documents; TTB document; FDA documents; Agriculture rules; government procurement ban on certain telecoms; Australia added to WTO GPA list; Commerce scope rulings and anti-circumvention determinations; currency manipulation effect on CVD cases; Sec. 337 actions; antidumping, countervailing duty and safeguards cases
  • Argentina: Official Gazette publications; antidumping and countervailing duty cases
  • Brazil: Antidumping and countervailing duty cases
  • Chile: Official Gazette publications
  • Australia: Customs notices, Australian Gazette publications; antidumping and countervailing duty cases
  • China: Additional tariffs against US goods, antidumping and countervailing duty cases
  • India: Open consultations; CBIC and DGFT notifications, circulars, etc.; antidumping and countervailing duty cases
  • Indonesia: administrative sanctions for customs breaches, bonded zones changes
  • Japan: Removal of S. Korea from export control “White Countries List”
  • Malaysia: Revamp of Customs Act
  • Singapore: Notices and circulars
  • Vietnam: Antidumping case
  • EU: Schedule of GATS commitments, Official Journal documents, restrictive measures, antidumping and countervailing duties o France: notices to Importers
  • UK: HMRC approach to export enforcement; controls on submersibles to Russia; legislation; HMRC updates and notices, ECO notices to exporters
  • Other EU-EFTA Countries: Import-Export and restrictive measures legislation for Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Switzerland
  • Turkey: trade legislation, communiques, and related matters published in the Official Gazette
  • EAEU: EEC Board “Решения,” preliminary classification decisions
  • Russia: Non-disclosure of sanctioned shareholders
  • South Africa: Rules amendments and tariff updates inkling antidumping cases

as well as trade compliance enforcement actions (import/export/FCPA, etc.), links to articles and client alerts, upcoming webinars, seminars and recordings of past events.

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