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 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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Section 301 Tariff Update – List 4

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Members, The US Trade Representative has posted the proposed Federal Register notice announcing the process for the proposed List 4 goods proposed under the China section 301 tariffs.You can view the draft Federal Register notice here.   The notice will be officially published in the Federal Register this week.The proposed 25% tariffs…

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Statement By U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Section 301 Action

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Statement By U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Section 301 Action  05/10/2019 Washington, DC – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today released the following statement regarding additional action under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974: “Earlier today, at the direction of the President, the United States increased the level…

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