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Trade Negotiations Update - June 2018
May has come and gone, but NAFTA 2.0 remains in the lurch. House Speaker, Paul Ryan, had expressed the need for NAFTA to be negotiated by mid-May for Congress to be able to have a sufficient amount of time to vote and finalize it. ...Click here to read more
Trump, Trade, and Aerospace: What in the World is Going On?
Is there an overall strategy to the different actions taken by the Trump administration affecting international trade? What does it mean for aerospace? Adrienne Braumiller, Braumiller Law Group PLLC, takes a look at the story so far and will share further analysis at the Farnborough International Airshow next month ...Click here to read more
The Final Stage of Export Control Reform - Revisions to USML Categories I-III
Export Control Reform has been underway since 2009. The process has been to revise the U.S. Munitions List (USML) categories one by one with the goal of better defining what is controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and transferring jurisdiction of articles - particularly at the part and component level - to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). ...Click here to read more
President Announces Updated Steps to Address China’s Trade Practices to Protect U.S. Technology and Intellectual Property
On May 29, 2018 President Trump updated the steps his administration initially announced in March related to trade actions designed to protect domestic technology and intellectual property from certain discriminatory and burdensome trade practices by China. The Chinese trade practices targeted relate to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation. The following actions were set forth in the May 29th announcement: ...Click here to read more
The JCPOA (Also Known as the Iran Nuclear Deal) - What You Need to Know
The United States recently withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. The JCPOA is a multilateral agreement reached between Iran, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, China, Russia, and Germany. The agreement outlined specifics regarding how Iran must limit their nuclear power activity to make sure their programs do not result in the creation of nuclear weapons. ...Click here to read more
U.S. Proclamations 9704 and 9705, Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act, A Mexico perspective
On May 31, 2018, the Mexican government announced a potential increase on import duties on specific products originated in the United States. This was a response to the United States Proclamations 9704 and 9705, under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, which included higher import duties on steel and aluminum originating in Mexico and imported into the United States ...Click here to read more
Taking the Lead for Change
CTPAT is rounding the bend into change territory! The road ahead is both familiar and new, with some of the first signs already added to the landscape. U.S. Customs and Border Protection, (CBP) presented its CTPAT Roadmap for the future of the program at the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) Conference focusing on 2018 and beyond. ...Click here to read more

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