A Manhattan federal court has granted a preliminary injunction barring a shipping company from transporting cigarettes that do not bear New York State and New York City tax stamps.
US Import/Export Regulations
23 May 2013
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released a final rule to change the labeling provisions for muscle cut commodities covered under the Country of Origin Labeling program.
17 May 2013
Agriculture specialists with Baltimore U.S. Customs and Border Protection have intercepted a shipment of ceramic Italian tiles that was contaminated with the the Horvathiolus superbus seed bug, a potential agriculture threat pest.
05 Apr 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawn approval of the import and sale of up to 74,000 gas-powered on- and off-road motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles from China on the grounds that it may have received...
04 Apr 2013
Demetrios Marantis, acting U.S. trade representative, has sent three reports to President Obama and Congress detailing noteworthy accomplishments that the current administration has achieved in reducing or removing foreign government barriers to U.S. exports.
29 Mar 2013
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will amend its regulations governing the importation of animals and animal products, effective April 15.
22 Mar 2013
U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill., has introduced the Customs Training Enhancement Bill, which is intended to facilitate the sharing of information between the private sector and U.S. Customs and Border Protection to allow the U.S. government to better identify foreign companies that illegally avoid customs duties.
22 Mar 2013
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has begun requiring all exporters of U.S. pork to report weekly export sales to the agency’s Foreign Agricultural Service.
12 Mar 2013
The U.S. Trade Representative has modified the designation of Al Minya, Alexandria, Beni Suief, Central Delta, Greater Cairo and Suez Canal zones in Egypt under the U.S.-Israel Free Trade Area Implementation Act to allow all facilities in...
01 Mar 2013
The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced its preliminary affirmative countervailing duty determination in the investigation of imports of hardwood and decorative plywood from China.
01 Mar 2013
Few disagree that a proposed free trade agreement between the European Union and the United States would be an economic b
15 Feb 2013
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has proposed to update and streamline its regulations involving the importation of plants for planting.