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USTR Notice of Product Exclusions: China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation

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The following notice was published in the Federal Register today Notice of Product Exclusions: China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice of product exclusions. SUMMARY: Effective July 6, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative (Trade Representative)…

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Gemini Shippers Group offers testimony and comments in Support of H.328, an Act Relative to the Sale of Children’s Jewelry.

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July 8th , Boston, Massachusetts Gemini Shippers Group, head of the Fashion Jewelry & Accessories Trade Association (FJATA) Brent Cleaveland, offered the following testimony in support of Massachusetts bill H.328 Comments in Support of H.328, an Act Relative to the Sale of Children’s Jewelry. Dear Committee Member: The Fashion Jewelry &…

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Gemini Shippers Group joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance Leading Shippers Association continues to promote the digitalization of operations in supply chain

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Gemini Shippers Group, a leading shippers association, has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), an organization dedicated to developing best practices and standards for blockchain in the transportation industry. BiTA’s members include Descartes, Daimler, FedEx, SAP and Uber Freight among dozens of other global brands. Gemini will bring its…

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Pier Pass Increase

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Long Beach, California, June 28, 2019 The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) today announced that on August 1, 2019, the Traffic Mitigation Fee (TMF) at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will increase by 1.9 percent. The adjustment matches the combined 1.9 percent increase in longshore wage and…

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Gemini Shippers Group leads off latest round of section 301 hearing in DC today

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Gemini Shippers Group was chosen as the first speaker at today’s section 301 hearings in Washington DC this morning. You can lean more about the hearings here. To download a copy of Gemini Shippers Groups written testimony please see the click: USTR201900040001 Gemini Shippers Group Submission. Panels will speak over…

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Generalized System of Preferences (GSP): Notice Regarding the 2019 GSP Annual Product Review (Docket No. USTR–2019–0001) – Public Comment Dates Announced

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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE [Docket No. USTR–2019–0001] Generalized System of Preferences (GSP): Notice Regarding the 2019 GSP Annual Product Review AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice of hearing and requests to testify and for public comments. SUMMARY: The Office of the United States…

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Gemini Shipper Group joins US Chamber of Commerce on Joint Statement on Mexico Tariffs

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Gemini Shippers Group joined the US Chamber of Commerce and numerous trade associations to issue the below joint statement regarding tariffs on Mexico   Joint Statement Regarding Tariffs on Mexico Tariff-free trade in North America is a cornerstone of U.S. economic growth, supporting over 12 million American jobs and lowering…

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