Footwear importers are mounting an all-out effort to convince Congress and the Obama administration that disproportionately large duties on their products are punishing both retailers and American consumers.
United States Trade Policy
10 Jan 2013
The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority in Ohio, the grantee of Foreign Trade Zone 8 since 1971, has been approved by the U.S. Department of Commerce Foreign-Trade Zone Board for the reorganization and expansion of its FTZ.
07 Jan 2013
U.S. exports from foreign trade zones are outpacing total exports as the duty-free areas become easier for shippers to tap, encouraging more companies to set up shops within the zones.
04 Jan 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today proposed two new rules to implement the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, P.L. 111-353.
31 Dec 2012
South Sudan has been designated as eligible for benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act.
17 Dec 2012
The National Association of Manufacturers has applauded President Obama’s signing of the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act...
14 Dec 2012
President Obama today signed H.R. 6156, the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Segei Mangitsky Rule of Law and Accountability Act of 2012, which authorizes the establishment of permanent normal trade relations with Russia and Moldova.
12 Dec 2012
The Port of Milwaukee, the grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 41, has been approved by the U.S. Department of Commerce Foreign-Trade Zone Board to serve a wider area of southeastern Wisconsin...
07 Dec 2012
The Teamsters Union recently argued in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Court that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s pilot program to open the border to Mexican trucks must be shut down...