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Luetkemeyer Questions Treasury Undersecretary on Temu

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26 February 2024
Congress
During a House Financial Services hearing on Oversight of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network...

Senators Call for End to De Minimis for Section 321 Goods

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26 February 2024
Congress
Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rick Scott (R-FL) wrote to President Biden last week, requesting...

Proposed Court Order Bans Company from Selling PPE

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26 February 2024
FTC
As a result of a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit, Kevin Lipsitz and SuperGoodDeals will be banned...

MC13 Kicks-Off

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26 February 2024
WTO
The WTO’s 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) kicked off today in Abu Dhabi, Dubai. Following are...

USTR Releases 2023 Report on China’s WTO Compliance

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26 February 2024
USTR
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative released the 2023 Report to Congress on China’s WTO Compliance,...

Biden Announces ACTPN Appointments, Including Textile Executive

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26 February 2024
On Friday President Biden announced nine appointments for the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy...

Columbia Sportswear on the Moon

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23 February 2024
Intuitive Machine’s Nova-C successfully landed on the moon yesterday and we want to celebrate that...

USDA Releases Update on India Cotton

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23 February 2024
cotton
The USDA Foreign Agricultural Services (FAS) Mumbai published their latest Cotton and Products...

FMC Issues Demurrage and Detention Billing Requirements

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23 February 2024
FMC
In a Federal Register notice that will be published on Monday, the Federal Maritime Commission...

Hoshine Challenges CBP Handling of Forced Labor Allegations

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23 February 2024
Litigation
Earlier this week Hoshine Silicon Industry Company filed a complaint with the Court of...

Blinken Delivers Remarks at Haiti Multinational Security Support Mission Ministerial Meeting

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23 February 2024
State Dept
This week the U.S. co-hosted a ministerial meeting to build momentum for a successful...

Russia Hit with More Sanctions

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23 February 2024
Ahead of tomorrow’s two-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, President Biden...

CSIS Publishes Analysis on Extending WTO E-Commerce Moratorium

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22 February 2024
Reports&Analysis
The Center for Strategic and International Studies released a new analysis on extending the WTO...

Reuters: Fast Fashion Upends Global Air Cargo Industry

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22 February 2024
Reports&Analysis
Reuters has published an article looking at how the rapid rise of fast-fashion e-commerce...

Upcoming Hearing on Consumer Products from China

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22 February 2024
Congress
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission will hold a day-long hearing on Consumer...

Rubio Raises Concerns About Shein to SEC

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22 February 2024
Congress
Senator Marco Rubio sent a letter to SEC Commissioner Gary Gensler requesting enhanced disclosure...