August 2018 International Trade Compliance Update.

Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - International Trade

7 September, 2018


Welcome to the August 2018 edition of Baker McKenzie's International Trade Compliance Update. 

The highlights of this Update are: 


  • WTO – trade policy reviews of China and Israel, new disputes, post-Brexit commitments from the UK, 232 investigations, TBT notifications
  • WCO: 2018 SAFE Framework of Standards
  • Asia Pacific FTA update
  • China – retaliatory tariffs, launch of specialized commercial courts in two cities
  • India – WTO notifications, examination of duties on electronic transmissions
  • Thailand – identification of cosmetic manufacturers
  • Vietnam – new competition law
  • EU and EFTA – Union Customs Code regulation revised, provisional safeguards on certain steel products, EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (FTA), EU-China Summit update, Maldives sanctions

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