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Dec 30, 2014

USDA proposes changes to the TRQ dairy license program for imports

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is proposing changes to the dairy tariff-rate quota… Read more 

Dec 30, 2014

Presidential Proclamation on AGOA, IL FTA, and HTS Changes

President Obama has issued a Proclamation affecting trade. Select countries have undergone a status change on whether they… Read more 

Dec 30, 2014

Executive order prohibiting imports and exports to Crimea region of Ukraine

President Obama has issued an Executive Order prohibiting certain transactions with the Crimea Region of the Ukraine. Prohibited… Read more 

Dec 19, 2014

Ports preparing for potential trade with Cuba

As some of the Cold War restrictions placed on trade with Cuba are lifted, ports in the Southeast… Read more 

Dec 17, 2014

Cuba: President Obama charts new course for U.S.-Cuba relations

U.S. President Obama announced he is taking steps to end the US’ outdated approach with Cuba, promoting change… Read more 

Dec 15, 2014

ILWU responds to PMA contract proposal

Seven months of West Coast dockworker contract negotiations may be winding down following a union caucus and the… Read more 

Dec 12, 2014

CBP 2015 holidays, and additional 2014 holiday for December 26, 2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has released a list of the Federal Holidays scheduled for the 2015… Read more 

Dec 12, 2014

Could Congress prevent future longshore labor disputes?

One economics expert wrote in an editorial that Congress has the power to stop future longshore slowdowns and… Read more 

Dec 9, 2014

CBP Issues AD/CVD enforcement highlights for fiscal year 2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued notice of their antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD)… Read more