Biden Signs Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act – Businesses Have Six Months to Prepare

2021-12-31T16:14:33+00:00December 31st, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts., Trade Compliance|

Will you business be affected by the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (H.R. 6256)? Imposition of new restrictions on goods from China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region over concerns about forced labor are on their way. Find out all the details here.

Commerce Adds Export Controls on Cambodia; U.S. Government Warns of Business Risks

2021-12-14T20:09:17+00:00December 9th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts., Trade Compliance|

An advisory has been issued for businesses operating in Cambodia to caution against dealing with sectors potentially involved in human rights abuses and corruption. The high-risk sectors include in particular: finance, real estate, gambling, infrastructure, manufacturing, and timber. Find out more details here.

USTR Requests Comments on Reinstating Sec. 301 Exclusions

2021-10-12T16:58:42+00:00October 8th, 2021|Other Government Agencies/Depts., U.S. Customs|

Restart the exclusion process for Section 301 tariffs on Chinese goods? The Biden administration is looking to do so, and seeking comments from stakeholders on whether to reinstate previously extended exclusions. Find out all the details and how you can submit your comments (between October 12 through December 1, 2021).

Commerce Launches Section 232 Investigation into Rare Earth Permanent Magnets

2021-09-27T21:15:01+00:00September 27th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts.|

U.S. Commerce has launched an investigation under Section 232, to determine the effects on U.S. national security from imports of Neodymium-iron-boron (NdFeB) permanent magnets specifically. Find out all the details on how you can submit your comments, data, analyses, or other information to assist in their determinations.

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