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CBP/ICE Increasingly Focused on Express Mode, as Indicated by IPR Seizure Statistics for FY 2016

CBP and ICE released statistics on their fiscal year 2016 intellectual property rights seizures (here). The statistics show that the number of seizures were up from FY 2015 (see 1604150030), as was the total manufacturer's suggested retail price … Subscribe to Read >>

Customs Issues Not Seen as Pressing for Trump Administration, Though Much Still Unclear, NCBFAA Lobbyist Says

President-elect Donald Trump's transition team trade-related actions so far give a mixed message for how the incoming administration will conduct trade policy, Jon Kent, legislative representative for the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, said during a Jan … Subscribe to Read >>

Top ITT Articles You May Have Missed From Last Week

International Trade Today is providing readers with some of the top stories for Jan. 9-13 in case they were missed. Subscribe to Read >>

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Incoming Administration Expected to Bring Greater Enforcement Focus to CBP

The incoming Trump administration could mean more funding and a greater enforcement focus for CBP, but the prospect of stricter trade enforcement could complicate day-to-day operations, analysts said in recent interviews. The presidential transition will cost the trade community mainly in terms of immediate uncertainty within industry and between the U.S. and its trading partners, as well as any regulatory “adjustments” that CBP might make, said David Aguilar, former CBP acting commissioner and current principal at Global Security and Innovative Strategies. But CBP’s trade funding and basic structures like the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee will likely remain intact, he said. … Read More >>

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EPA Webinar on TSCA Formaldehyde Standards for Importers, 2:30-4 p.m. (here)
Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America Customs and Trade Working Group Meeting, 10 a.m. - 4 pm. (here)
Foreign Trade Association Western Regional Conference, Torrance, California (here)
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U.S. Fashion Industry Association Fashion Forward, San Francisco, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. (here)
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