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DHS Releases Fact Sheet on Enforcement Against Forced Labor in China

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02 August 2021
The Department of Homeland Security recently released a Fact Sheet that provides an update about...

MCS Industries Files Complaint at FMC Against Surge in Shipping Rates

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02 August 2021
MCS Industries, a furniture company, filed a complaint last week asking the Federal Maritime...

CBP Releases Recap of 2021 Virtual Trade Week

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02 August 2021
U.S. Customs and Border Protection released a summary of the highlights from the 2021 Virtual...

GAO Reports that Section 301 Exclusion Process Lacked Consistency

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30 July 2021
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has published a new report that recommends USTR should...

Members of Congress Form Uyghur Caucus

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30 July 2021
Members of the House of Representatives have formed a bipartisan Congressional Uyghur Caucus to...

Off the Cuff Member Newsletter for July 2021

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30 July 2021
ICYMI: USFIA Hosts Virtual Washington Trade Symposium  Did you attend the Virtual Washington Trade...

Pressure Increases on NBA Players Over Xinjiang

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29 July 2021
Today’s Politico China Watcher reports that Members of Congress are stepping up pressure on more...

CBP Releases FAQs for Hoshine Silicon Company WRO

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29 July 2021
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has published Frequently Asked Questions on the Withhold...

Biden Proclaims Made in America Week 2021 & Releases Buy American Rule Fact Sheet

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28 July 2021
On Monday, President Biden issued a Proclamation recognizing July 26 through July 30, 2021, as...

Commerce and DHS Respond to Biden’s National Security Memorandum on Cybersecurity

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28 July 2021
Today, President Biden issued a National Security Memorandum on Improving Cybersecurity for...

COVID-19 Still Impacting Supply Chains

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28 July 2021
Today we want to share with you two articles illustrating the continuing impacts of COVID-19 on...

CBP Modifies WRO for Carpets and Hand-Knotted Wool Products from Nepal

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26 July 2021
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a modified Withhold Release Order, originally...

CRS Releases Updated Report on Legal Challenges to Section 301 Tariffs

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26 July 2021
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has released a Legal Sidebar that analyzes ongoing...

Potential Action Pending in Entity List Designation for Esquel Group

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26 July 2021
This morning Politico Pro reports that the Commerce Department will make a decision by next week...

USTR Releases Determination on Vietnam’s Currency Practices

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23 July 2021
Today the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative announced that it would take no trade action “at...