BIS Emerging Tech Export Controls

BIS Emerging Tech Export Controls

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has announced new export controls on six emerging technologies. These controls were agreed to by Wassenaar Arrangement members during its 2019 plenary. The final rule also makes changes to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The Restrictions: The final rule, effective Oct. 5, corrects one Export Control Classification Number…

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USTR Opens Vietnam Section 301 Investigation

USTR Opens Vietnam Section 301 Investigation

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is initiating an investigation that addresses two important issues with respect to Vietnam. This investigation has been initiated at the direction of President Donald J. Trump. These investigations may result in tariffs, quotas, or other restrictions on imports from Vietnam. In a press release, USTR stated that…

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10/15 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce GRI

10/15 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce GRI

Trans-Pacific carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective October 15, 2020. This GRI will affect all Canadian and USA destinations. The following amounts are in USD and apply to all freight originating in Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent. General Rate Increase Applies to all U.S. and Canadian portsEffective October 1, 2020 Equip.USD20 ft$90040…

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11/1 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce GRI

11/1 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce GRI

Trans-Pacific carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective November 1, 2020. This GRI will affect all Canadian and USA destinations. The following amounts are in USD and apply to all freight originating in Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent. General Rate Increase Applies to all U.S. and Canadian portsEffective November 1, 2020 Equip.USD20 ft$90040…

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