May 2018 Newsletter

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U.S. Bureau of Industry & Security Updates Unverified List

On May 17, 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) updated the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) Unverified List (UVL), adding thirty-three entities and adding a new address for one individual currently on the list.

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Country of Origin for Dumping Orders

The issue presented is whether, when making a scope determination, Commerce should apply the traditional substantial transformation test to determine the origin of the merchandise that was partially manufactured in a country subject to the order and partially manufactured outside that country.

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Import Compliance: 5 Things You Need to Know

Instant Basics: If you’ve been tasked with getting your company’s import compliance under control, these five steps will get you quickly up-to-speed. Taking on a new position at an importer usually means sifting through the remnants of your predecessor’s

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Trump Administration to Investigate Imports of Automobiles & Automotive Parts

Department of Commerce (DOC) Secretary Wilbur Ross launched an investigation to determine whether imports of automobiles and automotive parts threaten the national security of the United States.

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New China Customs Advance Manifest Rules

Effective June 1, 2018, additional manifest-related data must be provided to the Chinese General Administration of Customs China (GACC) for inbound and outbound shipments to China for all modes of transportation.

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What Is LCL Shipping?

Instant Basics: Importing products from China is a great way for a small business to diversify. In order to maintain your profit margins, it’s important to understand and manage your shipping costs. Today’s shipping lesson: What is LCL shipping, and how can it benefit your business?

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