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IMPORTANT UPDATES TO EXPORT ENFORCEMENT POLICIES ANNOUNCED BY THE BUREAU OF INDUSTRY AND SECURITY

At  the recently concluded Bureau of Industry and Security Update Conference in Washington, D.C., Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement, Matthew Axelrod, announced four significant policy changes affecting export enforcement, which are focused on increasing the consequence of an export violation and strengthening the efforts of the Office of Export Enforcement to keep sensitive U.S. technologies […]

THREE COUNTRIES TO BE DROPPED FROM THE AGOA PROGRAM IN THE ABSENCE OF URGENT POLICY CHANGES

On November 2, 2021, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that Guinea, Mali and Ethiopia will be terminated from the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) program, effective January 1, 2022, in the absence of urgent internal policy changes. The administration expressed concern over unconstitutional government changes in Guinea and Mali, and gross violations of […]

RICHARD WORTMAN PRESENTS ON “ALL THINGS CHINA AND TRADE”

Richard Wortman will be speaking in Portland, OR on the theme “All Things China and Trade” on Wednesday December 19, 2018 for the Columbia River Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association (www.crcbfa.org). The presentation will be held at Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, 8235 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97220. The seminar begins at 8:30 a.m. and a luncheon will follow.