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Source: CBC News The World Trade Organization says the United States can impose tariffs on up to $7.5 billion US worth of goods from the European Union as retaliation for illegal subsidies that the bloc gave to plane-maker Airbus — a record award from the trade body. The move green-lights the Trump…
IFCBA Past Chair and WCO Private Sector Consultative Group (PSCG) Vice-Chair Jaime King recently made a presentation to the World Customs Organization’s Harmonized System Committee. This presentation followed up on some of the ideas exchanged at the WCO Conference on The Future of the Harmonized…
Source: Lloyd's Loading List The US is to remain a member the world’s postal system after Universal Postal Union (UPU) members approved a compromise agreement which will allow the US Postal Service (USPS) to declare its own rates for imported small parcels from China and the rest of the world from…
The IFCBA is pleased to have received news of a special anniversary for one of our members. 10 years ago, on September 18, 2009, the Association of Customs Brokers of Uzbekistan was officially registered as a union of legal entities - customs brokers and customs warehouses. Today, the Association of…
Source: WTO At the request of the parties in the dispute “US — Countervailing Measures on Softwood Lumber from Canada” (DS533), the panel has decided to open its second substantive meeting to public observation on 16, 17 and 18 October 2019. The live screening will take place at the WTO’s…
Source: WTO Korea has requested WTO dispute consultations with Japan concerning measures imposed by Japan affecting the export of products and technology to Korea. The request was circulated to WTO members on 16 September. For full details, please click here .
Source: The Independent Uganda will host on September 16-20th Directors General and Commissioners of Customs from 55 African Union (AU) member countries. The tax leaders will include technocrats from international bodies such as World Customs Organization, UNCTAD, IGAD and various diplomats. This…
Source: WTO On 10 September the Appellate Body issued its report in the case brought by Japan in “ Korea — Anti-Dumping Duties on Pneumatic Valves from Japan” (DS504) For full details, please click here .
Source: AKIpress A five-day awareness raising workshop on combating illicit cross-border trafficking in cultural property concluded on August 30 in Ulaanbaatar, the OSCE reported. More than 40 participants from the OSCE Asian Partners for Cooperation Mongolia, Japan, South Korea and Thailand took…