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Welcome to the June 2017 edition of Baker McKenzie's International Trade Compliance Update. Here are some highlights:

  • WTO: annual report, trade policy review, disputes update, TBT notifications, Mexican retaliation against US in tuna case
  • WCO: new members, new valuation advisory opinion, news
  • APEC: trade ministers statement
  • TPP: ministerial statement from 11 countries to continue TPP
  • ICC: rules of origin recommendations
  • CITES: new notifications
  • Central America: new releases from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Panama
  • Canada: regulations, notices, restrictive measures, D-memoranda and Customs Notices, anti-dumping cases
  • Mexico: Mexico-EU rules of origin, anti-dumping cases
  • US: trade-related executive orders, extensions of national emergencies, CBP and ICE appropriations, S.Ct case on patent exhaustion, Fed. Circuit case on protesting interest demands, new USTR confirmed, NAFTA negotiations, safeguard case on crystalline silicon photo-voltaic cells, ITC duty suspensions, ITC investigations, US-China economic cooperation action plan, Sec. 232 investigations on aluminum, softwood lumber, NIST guide to electric/electronic compliance requirements, NIST guide on cosmetics, Byrd Amendment (CDSOA) distributions, tuna TRQ, quarterly interest rates, User Fee committee, procurement determination, “Lever” rule application, CBP processing of DDTC licenses for carnets, FTA preference rules analysis, CBP ruling modifications and revocations, BIS Entity list, OFAC SDNs and Ukraine sanctions, Iranian sanctions and waivers, TTB declaration canceled, commercial availability requests (CITA), Commerce extends China NME investigation, anti-dumping cases
  • Argentina; used goods prohibition, MERCOSUR tariff decision, anti-dumping
  • Brazil: CAMEX resolutions and anti-dumping cases
  • Australia: HKFTA negotiations, Australia-New Zealand meet on food regulation, anti-dumping cases
  • India: latest notifications and anti-dumping cases
  • New Zealand: Korean clarification
  • Vietnam: Solar power agreement, latest notices
  • Europe: DRC sanctions, EFTA news, supply chain due diligence, BTI issuing authorities, GSP+ update, OJ notices, regulations and decisions, sanctions updates, Italy anti-corruption regulation, UK notices from HMRC and ECO
  • Eurasian Economic Union: decisions, regulations, etc., anti-dumping cases
  • Russia: partial lifting of Turkish sanctions
  • Iran: sanctions against US companies

Plus regulations and notices published in government gazettes or posted on government websites that relate to Customs/imports, Exports, Trade Sanctions, Trade Remedies, Government Procurement, Antibribery or related trade issues, as well as links to numerous client alerts and registration information on upcoming webinars or seminars.


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