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USTR Announces List 3 Exclusion Request Process

Tariff Exclusion Request Process Announced by USTR

June 27, 2019

June 26, 2019 – USTR Announces List 3 Exclusion Request Process and Other US-China Trade Developments Ivan W. Bilaniuk and Sunni R. Harris – Dinsmore & Shohl LLP There have been several significant U.S.-China trade developments in June.  Notably, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued procedures for seeking an exclusion for parties…

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Secretary Ross Honors Ohio Exporters with Presidential Award

May 24, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross honored 48 U.S. companies and organizations, recognizing their contribution to American export growth during the 2019 President’s “E” Awards ceremony. “President Donald J. Trump has placed a high priority on restoring the balance of global trade to ensure American businesses and workers are not left behind,”…

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US Announces Deal with Canada and Mexico to Lift 232 Tariffs

May 20, 2019

NEWS UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE www.ustr.gov               Washington, D.C. 20508              202-395-3230 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                            May 17, 2019 Contact: USTR Public & Media Affairs media@ustr.eop.gov United States Announces Deal with Canada and Mexico to Lift Retaliatory Tariffs Washington, DC –Today, the United States announced an agreement with Canada and Mexico to remove the Section 232…

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EXIM

U.S. Senate Confirms Three for EXIM Board of Directors

May 10, 2019

U.S. Senate Confirms Three Members for EXIM Board of Directors, Restoring Full Financing Capacity FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 8, 2019 Media Contact Name/Phone:  Linda Formella (202-565-3204) Washington, D.C. – Today the United States Senate confirmed three nominees of President Donald J. Trump as members of the board of directors of the Export-Import Bank of the…

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SBA

Go International with Export Express

May 3, 2019

By Patrick Hayes, U.S. Small Business Administration As a small business owner, you may hear the buzz of World Trade Month and be compelled to explore international markets. The fact that 96% of the world’s population and more than 70% of the world’s purchasing power is outside of the United States speaks to you.  Beyond…

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The Deemed Export Rule: Balancing Requirements Under U.S. Export Control and Anti-Discrimination Laws

April 30, 2019

In a press release issued earlier this year, the Immigrant and Employee Rights Section of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it reached a settlement agreement with Honda Aircraft Company, LLC (“Honda Aircraft”), resolving a claim that Honda Aircraft had violated the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) when, in an effort to comply…

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SBA

Two SBA National Winners from Northeast Ohio

April 11, 2019

2019 Small Business Week: Two National Winners from Northeast Ohio Release Date: April 8, 2019                          Contact: Patricia Welsh 216-522-4172 patricia.welsh@sba.gov Release Number: 4-8-19                                               Dan Bowerman 614-728-0989 dan.bowerman@development.ohio.gov CLEVELAND — Akron-based EarthQuaker Devices LLC and the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University have been honored with national awards from the…

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ITA

ITA launches new webpage on the USMCA

April 8, 2019

The US Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has launched a new webpage on the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which centralizes information on the agreement. The new webpage has all the latest information on the agreement including: the U.S. Trade Representative’s issue and state fact sheets; the USMCA Agreement text; Advisory Committee and Small…

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Ohio USMCA Fact Sheet

March 1, 2019

The United States, Mexico, and Canada have reached an agreement to rebalance and modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement into a 21st century, high-standard trade deal. The new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will better serve the interests of American workers, farmers, ranchers, and businesses and support mutually beneficial trade leading to freer markets, fairer…

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New BIS initiative to assist small and new-to-export companies understand and comply with the EAR

November 29, 2018

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announces an initiative to assist small and new-to-export companies to better understand and comply with the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).  Information for Small Business: BIS has developed a Small Business page at www.bis.doc.gov/smallbiz to provide an introduction to the requirements of the EAR.  The webpage features a new…

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