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U.S. - China "Knit-To-Shape" Quota Exemption

The recently concluded U.S. – China textile agreement provides that certain knit-to-shape garments classifiable within quota categories 338/339 and 638/639 are exempt from quota. The quota exempt items are described as follows:

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Speaking In Modena, Italy on “First Sale Duty Savings for Italian Fashion Companies”

Peter Klestadt will be speaking on “First Sale Duty Savings for Italian Fashion Companies” at a conference entitled “Focus Moda: “USA and China” which is being held in Modena, Italy on October 23, 2012. For more information…Click Here

   

Reimbursement Certifications Customs Changes Policy Regarding Antidumping Reimbursement Certificates

REIMBURSEMENT CERTIFICATIONS
IMPORTER ALERT
CUSTOMS CHANGES POLICY REGARDING
ANTIDUMPING REIMBURSEMENT CERTIFICATES

Importers of merchandise subject to an antidumping duty order are required to file a statement with U.S. Customs certifying that they have not entered into any agreement or understanding with the manufacturer, producer, seller, or exporter, for the payment or refund of all or any part of the antidumping duties assessed on the imported merchandise. Importers must certify, under penalty of Customs fraud, that they are not being reimbursed for any applicable antidumping duties. Customs headquarters issued a memorandum on November 18, 2005 containing new reimbursement certificate guidelines.

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Italian Trade Mission

Frank J. Desiderio will be speaking on Customs and Trade matters as well as FDA compliance under Food Safety Modernization Act at seminars organized by the Italian Trade Commission in conjunction with Regional and Municipal Chambers of Commerce in Italy.

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Failure To Properly Report Product Origin Can Result In Substantial Penalties

You would think that as globalization continues to expand, the identity of the source and origin of the product would be of diminishing interest. Putting consumer preferences or lack of them aside, the US government wants to know where imported goods are made, and what processes are performed in the country of origin. Failure to properly report "origin" can result in substantial liability. Likewise, a US exporter or seller can also run afoul of these origin requirements.

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