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Welcome to the February 2017 edition of Baker McKenzie's International Trade Compliance Update.

Here are some highlights:

  • UN: Security Council extends Central African Republic sanctions
  • WTO: TRIPS amendment, TFA ratifications, dispute settlement
  • WCO: HS 2017, Rules of origin, Harmonized System Committee meetings
  • Central America: 2017 Central American Tariff
  • Canada: New food safety rules, CBSA trade compliance target areas
  • US: New executive orders, continuation of sanctions, new sanctions for malicious cyber attacks, regulatory freeze and reform, GSP annual review, Paraguay TIFA, US-Mongolia transparency agreement, duty suspensions, 2017 HTS, steel monitoring, delayed effective dates for numerous regulations, ITDS/ACE, drawback simplification, 9801.00.10 guidance, BIS actions and regulations, Schedule B (exports) issued, Sudan sanctions and licensing, spacecraft controls
  • Argentina: expedited disposition of goods
  • Brazil: MERCOSUR adopts 2017 Common external Tariff
  • Venezuela: 2017 Customs Tariff based on MERCOSUR
  • China: Prohibits dual-use exports to N. Korea
  • India: 2017 import policy
  • Indonesia: New export regulations
  • Japan: 2017 Tariff Schedule
  • Malaysia: 2017 Tariff Schedule
  • Taiwan: 2017 Customs Import Tariff, amendments to Customs Act
  • EU/EFTA: TTIP progress, proposed market access for Sri Lanka, Ecuador joins EU-Colombia/Peru FTA, proposal to modernize EU-Turkey Customs Union, registered exporter system
    • UK: May sets out BREXIT objectives
  • EAEU: New Customs Code
  • Middle East/North Africa: New Algerian Finance Law

Plus regulations and legislation from many other countries and from the Federal Register, Canada Gazette, Diario Oficial de la Federación, Official Journal of the EU, Eurasian Economic Union, and other official gazettes. We are also including WTO TBT updates, 337 cases, CBSA Advance rulings section, antidumping and countervailing duty updates from US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, China, Australia, EU, and India.

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