March 2017 International Trade Compliance Update.

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Asia Pacific Legal Updates


9 March, 2017


Welcome to the March 2017 edition of Baker McKenzie's International Trade Compliance Update.

Here are some highlights:


WTO: Trade Facilitation Agreement, trade policy review, disputes


WCO: Agenda for the 59th Harmonized System Committee meeting


Australia: Proposed expansion of N. Korean sanctions, tobacco duties increase, TPP action, new country of origin laws


China: Suspension of N. Korean coal imports, State Council approves food and drug safety 5 year plan, China bans additional exports to N. Korea


New Zealand: Publication of 2017 rules of origin for all FTAs


Vietnam: Potential new controls on physical and electronic import and export of software and software services, recent developments in trade and customs


EU-EFTA: European parliament approves CETA, EFTA priorities, EU-Indonesia trade deal proposals, GSP adjustments, updates to national restrictive measures


Plus regulations and legislation from many other countries and from the Federal Register, Canada Gazette, Diario Oficial de la Federación, Official Journal of the EU, Eurasian Economic Union, and other official gazettes. We are also including WTO TBT updates, 337 cases, antidumping and countervailing duty updates from US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, China, Australia, EU, and India.


Please click here for the report. 


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