International Trade Compliance

Still No Agreement on Harmonized Rules of Origin Work at WTO

October 29, 2013

Following a Sept. 26 meeting, the World Trade Organization’s Committee on Rules of Origin reported that members continue to be divided on whether or not to work toward the completion of negotiations for harmonized non-preferential rules of origin.

[US] Food Imports, User Fees, Electronic Import System Among Topics of Forthcoming USDA Rules

September 30, 2013

The Department of Agriculture recently issued its semiannual regulatory agenda, which lists proposed and final regulations affecting international trade in agricultural goods that could be issued within the next year as well as rulemaking proceedings that have been in process for some time and are not as likely to see further progress in the near term.

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