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November 2019

GSP and AGOA Changes Ahead
November 5, 2019

According to a presidential proclamation on October 25th, changes are ahead for the General System of Preferences (GSP) and the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).  The changes for GSP are the result of eligibility, product reviews and beneficiary developing country assessments.

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Webinars & Events - November 2019
November 5, 2019

Customs Trade Symposium – SAVE THE DATE!

Date:  March 10-11, 2020

Location:  Anaheim, CA

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Complying with U.S. Export Controls

Date:  March 17-18, 2020

Location:  Orlando, FL

This two-day program is led by BIS's professional counselling staff and provides an in-depth examination of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The program will cover the information exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements on commercial goods. We will focus on what items and activities are subject to the EAR.

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Watching your diet? How many calories will you consume for Thanksgiving?!
November 5, 2019

Did you know that the average number of calories consumed on Thanksgiving is 4500!  Most Americans indulge in turkey, ham, dressing, casseroles and a variety of pies!  Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

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U.S. Lifts Sanctions on Turkey
November 5, 2019

President Trump announced on October 23rd that the economic and trade sanctions imposed against Turkey were being lifted.  He also stated that the U.S. reserves the right to reimpose sanctions against Turkey if certain obligations (including protection of religious and ethical minorities) are not met.

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How to Navigate the Section 301 Tariff Process
November 5, 2019

Every product subject to a proposed or ongoing Section 301 tariff action is identified by an 8-digit or 10-digit HTS Subheading. This search engine allows you to search by an 8-digit HTS Subheading to obtain information about a proposed or ongoing Section 301 tariff action.

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Reminder! Deadline is Approaching
November 4, 2019

Requests for exclusions from the additional tariff imposed as of Sept. 1, 2019 on List 4A imports from China may be submitted between Oct. 31, 2019 and Jan. 31, 2020. Any exclusions granted will be effective for one year, starting from the Sept. 1, 2019 effective date for List 4A.

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USTR to Consider Extending Certain Tariff Exclusions
November 4, 2019

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) will commence on November 1, 2019 a process for considering extending for up to twelve months certain exclusions from additional tariffs on Chinese imports that were granted last December and are set to expire on December 28, 2019.

In a Federal Register notice to be published this week, USTR will provide details on the process for submitting comments favoring or opposing specified tariff exclusions.  The period for submitting comments will run from November 1, 2019 to November 30, 2019.

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