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Comment Period for UFLPA Opens on January 24

China, USA - January 21 2022 As an update to our Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (“UFLPA”) post, the public comment period will open on Monday, January 24, 2022. A Federal…

UPDATE: [Close of Comments on Commerce Cyber Rule] Jan.20.2022

USA - January 20 2022 On January 12, 2022 the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a federal register notice delaying the effective…

Presidential Nominees Join the Bureau of Industry and Security

USA - January 14 2022 Thea Rozman Kendler and Matthew Axelrod joined the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) as Assistant Secretaries of…

Customs Ruling of the Week - Country of Origin of LiteCure Deep Tissue Laser Therapy Units

USA - January 12 2022 In ruling NY N323181 (January 6, 2022), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the country of origin of LiteCure Deep Tissue Laser Therapy…

Customs Ruling of the Week - Classification of Plastic Cutting Boards

USA - January 4 2022 In ruling NY N323051 (December 16, 2021), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of plastic cutting boards from China…

Congress Passes Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

China, USA - December 22 2021 On December 16, 2021, Congress passed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA). After stalling in the Senate last year, an updated version of…

Customs and Border Protection Issues Third Withhold Release Order (WRO) on Disposable Gloves from Malaysia

USA - December 22 2021 On December 20, 2021, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a Withhold Release Order (WRO) against disposable gloves from Malaysia produced…

Treasury’s OFAC Adds Eight Chinese Companies to its Non-SDN Chinese Military-Industrial Complex Companies List for Alleged Involvement in Xinjiang Abuses

USA - December 22 2021 On December 16, 2021, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added eight Chinese entities to its Non-SDN Chinese…

CBP Issues Liquidation Extension Request and Protest Guidance for Pending Section 301 Litigation

USA - December 15 2021 On December 2, 2021, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) issued CSMS #50264295 providing guidance on requests for liquidation extensions and protest…

BIS and DDTC Add Cambodia to their ‘Naughty’ List

USA - December 14 2021 On December 9, 2021, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense…