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New trade agreements, renewed trade laws offer importexport opportunities to U.S. companies and relief to U.S. workers

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • Colombia, Panama, South Korea, USA
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  • October 26 2011

Under the Korea-U.S. FTA (KORUS), almost 95 percent of trade between the United States and South Korea in consumer and industrial products will become duty-free within five years of implementation, with most remaining tariffs eliminated within 10 years

Pending USTR review of duty preference program presents opportunities and risks

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 6 2012

On July 30, 2012, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced its review of the popular Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) duty preference program for 2012

International trade & customs update: U.S. government seeks private sector input on foreign barriers to commerce

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 25 2011

The Office of the United States Trade Representative has asked for private sector comments on barriers to U.S. exports of goods and services and to foreign direct investment

United States challenges China’s export restrictions on key industrial minerals

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • China, USA
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  • March 20 2012

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) last week initiated World Trade Organization (WTO) consultations regarding China’s export restraints of key industrial minerals

United States condemns Argentina’s and Indonesia’s import trade restrictions

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • Argentina, Indonesia, USA
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  • June 26 2012

The United States recently criticized Argentina and Indonesia for their import restrictions on U.S. and other foreign imports

Long-awaited FCPA guidance released

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 19 2012

On November 14, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) jointly issued a much-anticipated guidance document outlining the governments views on enforcement and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA

New SEC disclosure requirements for use of “conflict minerals” and for government payments

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2012

On August 22, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved two final rules imposing new disclosure requirements on publicly-traded companies that use "conflict minerals," or are involved in the commercial development of oil, natural gas or minerals and making payments to governments

U.S. film industry gains increased access to China’s market

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • China, USA
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  • February 23 2012

The U.S. film industry is poised to gain a significant amount of business in China as a result of China's recent decision to eliminate measures restricting imports of foreign films

International trade & customs update: Treasury adds Iraq to list of boycotting countries

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • Iraq, USA
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  • August 22 2012

In a Federal Register notice issued August 17, 2012, the U.S. Department of the Treasury added Iraq to the list of countries that request U.S. companies to participate or agree to participate in boycotts prohibited under U.S. law

EU initiates antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings on ethanol from the United States

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • December 13 2011

In a recent development affecting U.S. companies that ship ethanol to European Union (EU) countries, the European Commission has initiated antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations on ethanol from the United States