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2020 version of Incoterms to be released in mid-September

August 27, 2019

The 2020 version of the International Chamber of Commerce Incoterms® rules will be released in mid-September.  This version differs its predecessors in several important respects. For the first time, the drafting group has been opened to include representatives from Australia, China and Turkey as well as the usual European and U.S. participants.  Moreover, the number…

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USCS

Miller Weldmaster receives Export Achievement Certificate from Congressman Gibbs

August 27, 2019

On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019, Congressman Bob Gibbs presented the US Commercial Service Export Achievement Certificate to Ohio DEC Member Jeff Sponseller of Miller Weldmaster in Navarre, OH. “Many of our largest machine orders are now international orders,” Jeff Sponseller said, “We are proud to have machines in over 101 countries.   We surpassed the 100…

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ITA

METRO CLEVELAND EXPORTS GROWING – CONTRIBUTE TO NATIONWIDE EXPORT GROWTH IN 2018

August 26, 2019

REPORT SHOWS METRO CLEVELAND EXPORTS GROWING 4.9% CONTRIBUTING TO NATIONWIDE EXPORT GROWTH IN 2018 WASHINGTON – Today, Gilbert Kaplan, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, announced the 2018 goods export data for the nation’s 392 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA), highlighting that U.S. metro areas exported a significant $1.5 trillion in merchandise across the world…

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USCS

Congressman Anthony Gonzalez hosts USMCA conference

August 6, 2019

On August 1st, 2019, Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16) hosted a USMCA Conference in Strongsville, Ohio featuring the acting Director General of the US Commercial Service Ian Steff. After Mr. Steff’s keynote address, the event featured an industry panel featuring executives from the US Chamber of Commerce, the Ohio Corn and Wheat Association, and Origin Milk…

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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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USTR

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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Phillips Lytle LLP

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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