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

This issue’s highlights:

  • WTO: Trade policy review of Peru, China’s procurement offer, rules of origin facilitator, US ok’d for $7.5 Bn countermeasures, DSB updates, TBT notifications
  • WCO: news releases
  • CITES: notifications
  • GAIN reports
  • Canada: Advance rulings, Customs Notices, TRQ management, AD/CVD cases
  • Mexico: Official standard on food and non-alcoholic beverage labelling, Diario Oficial documents, AD/CVD cases
  • US: Proclamations and Executive Orders, GSP changes, Turkish sanctions, US/China interim arrangement, trade preferences for Cameroon terminated, Sec. 301 Chinese product exclusion updates, NAFTA Chap. 19 recruiting, Sec. 301 Action on EU products, USITC Miscellaneous Tariff Bills process on reductions and suspensions opens, HTS updates, USITC investigations, Turkey and Yemen request cultural property protection, CBP extends comment period on proposal for disclosures on abandoned merchandise, quarterly interest rates, CBP/Commerce announce new AD/CVD module, significant Sec. 301 origin ruling, Lever rule filings and decisions, EAPA notices, new WPM liquidated damages and penalty guidelines, CBP guidance on Section 301 (China and EU) filings and claiming exclusions, CBP revocations and modifications of rulings, CSMS messages, FTZ; Cuban, Venezuelan Chinese sanctions update, Gupta family sanctions; FTC, CPSC, FDA, USDA and other agency trade documents, AD/CVD
  • Australia: AD/CVD cases
  • China: MOFCOM and GAC notices and AD/CVD announcements
    • Hong Kong SAR: TID notices
  • India: AD/CVD notices, Non- tariff notifications, CBIC and DGFT circulars, instructions and notices
  • New Zealand: Continuation of certain import and export restrictions, consultation on catch-all export controls
  • Singapore: Customs notice
  • Vietnam: MOF to develop legal framework for cross-border e-commerce in customs operations
  • European Union and EFTA: EU-Norway interim appeal system, notice regarding WCO 62nd HSC decisions, Dutch tighten export controls for Turkey, chemical weapons sanctions, Nicaragua sanctions, JCPOA warning, MERCOSUR negotiations, safeguards, Official Journal documents, AD/CVD cases, restrictive measures,
    • France: notices to importers
    • Netherlands: new exporter rules
    • UK: Legislation, customs information papers, tariff and related notices, notices to exporters
    • Other EU-EFTA Countries: trade related laws and regulations from Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Switzerland
  • Turkey: Legislation (laws, resolutions, orders, etc.)
  • Ukraine: Legislation
  • South Africa: SACUM and UK agreement, tariff schedules and rules
  • Guinea: Launch of the single window for foreign trade
  • Madagascar: recovery of illicitly acquired assets
  • Togo: Public procurement

Plus information on trade compliance enforcement actions, client alerts and articles, webinars and seminars, and recordings of past events.