February 2018 International Trade Compliance Update.

Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - International Trade

9 February, 2018


Welcome to the February 2018 edition of Baker McKenzie's International Trade Compliance Update. The highlights of this Update are: 


  • 2018 Global Trade and Supply Chain Webinar Series “Continuing Challenge in Global Trade” registration and session details
  • WTO: trade policy review, DSB activities and recent disputes, TBT notifications
  • WCO: latest news
  • Other International Matters: Trans-Pacific Partnership (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)) to be signed in March by remaining 11 countries; CITES notifications
  • China: draft export control law; advance rulings process revised; Hong Kong Strategic Commodities notices
  • India: joins Australia Group; safeguards on solar cells
  • New Zealand: Greenhouse Gas Levy; tobacco excise duties
  • Singapore: Tourist refund scheme
  • Vietnam: new regulations on logistics services; notices
  • Trade compliance actions: private party initiated (qui tam) cases


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