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Gaining Perspective on “Brexit” and U.S.-U.K. Trade

Gaining Perspective on “Brexit” and U.S.-U.K. Trade

As the United Kingdom proceeds with plans for its departure from the European Union in March 2019, U.S. electroindustry manufacturers may wonder about relevance for their business. In 2017, U.S. shipments of NEMA scope products to the U.K. were valued at approximately $1 billion. U.S. and U.K. trade officials have met several times over the past 18 months, most recently in early November, to prepare for possible negotiations on a trade agreement. So far, each government has published a guide…

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Making Trade Work Better

Making Trade Work Better

The U.S. Senate is expected as soon as February 10 to begin considering a negotiated compromise bill to reauthorize the trade facilitation and enforcement functions of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Among other provisions that support lawful trade, the bill authorizes completion of the “single window” trade documentation submission system and facilitates cooperation between CBP and trademark holders to prevent importation of counterfeit products. The compromise also contains new Read more […]