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Senate Begins Debate on Stimulus Package; Vote Scheduled Later Today

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25 March 2020
The Senate has started the debate on the economic stimulus package.  Called the "Coronavirus Aid,...

Bangladesh Joins India with Nationwide Lockdown

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25 March 2020
ICYMI: Bangladesh has announced a nationwide lockdown to respond to the COVID-19 crisis.  Earlier this...

Congress and Administration Reach Agreement on Economic Stimulus Package

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25 March 2020
While the full details are not yet available, there is good news that the Congress and the...

ICYMI: Companies Step Up to Manufacture Masks

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25 March 2020
In response to the COVID-19 crisis and shortages of medical masks, Parkdale Mills is leading a...

CBP Revokes Withhold Release Order on Rubber Gloves

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25 March 2020
On March 23, CBP revoked a withhold release order (WRO) on rubber gloves imported from WRP Asia...

Factories in Asia Face Decreased Demand from the U.S. and Europe

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25 March 2020
USFIA members know that malls and retail stores across the United States, Europe and much of the...

USTR Announces More Product Exclusions for China 301 List 3 

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24 March 2020
Posted on the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) website is a new notice granting product...

Impact of COVID-19 on CAFTA Countries 

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24 March 2020
While there has not been a lot of coverage in the press, COVID-19 is having an impact on the CAFTA...