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Posted: Apr 28, 2020

April 28, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement’s (USMCA’s) enter into force date will be July 1, 2020. The USTR notified Congress that Canada and Mexico have taken measures necessary to comply with their... Read more >

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Posted: Dec 30, 2014

President Obama has issued an Executive Order prohibiting certain transactions with the Crimea Region of the Ukraine. Prohibited are: The import into the U.S. (directly or indirectly) of any goods, services, or technology from the Crimea region of the Ukraine.... Read more >

Posted: Dec 19, 2014

As some of the Cold War restrictions placed on trade with Cuba are lifted, ports in the Southeast are already preparing for trade to open up between the U.S. and Havana.  The U.S. and Cuba announced this week that the... Read more >

Posted: Dec 17, 2014

U.S. President Obama announced he is taking steps to end the US’ outdated approach with Cuba, promoting change that is consistent with U.S. support for the Cuban people and in line with U.S. national security interests. Major elements of the... Read more >

Posted: Dec 15, 2014

Seven months of West Coast dockworker contract negotiations may be winding down following a union caucus and the back-and-forth discussions of a potential offer. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) is currently waiting for the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA)... Read more >

Posted: Dec 12, 2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has released a list of the Federal Holidays scheduled for the 2015 calendar year. This posting identifies the exact date for the Federal Holidays noted in Title 19 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 101.6... Read more >

Posted: Dec 12, 2014

One economics expert wrote in an editorial that Congress has the power to stop future longshore slowdowns and lockout threats, as a dock workers' union and management remain without a contract on the West Coast.

Posted: Dec 9, 2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued notice of their antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) enforcement highlights for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. CBP collected $508.5 million dollars in AD/CVD cash deposits in FY 2014, an increase... Read more >