The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) voted to institute an investigation of components for certain environmentally-protected LCD digital displays and products containing same.  The products at issue in the investigation are described in the Commission’s notice of investigation.

The investigation is based on a complaint filed by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. of Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, Samsung Electronics America, …


 

U.S. Customs and Border Protection will host two webinars in January addressing Forced Labor prevention requirements. You must register for each webinar individually.

The Office of Trade will host a webinar on January 26, 2023, at 2:00 p.m., ET. This webinar, Forced Labor 101, will focus on forced labor topics including relevant legislation, CBP enforcement, and resources.

Registration for …


 

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the final guidance for the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals. FSVP is a regulation under the foundational FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, that makes importers accountable for verifying foreign suppliers are producing food in a manner that meets U.S. safety standards.

This guidance …


 

The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) today deployed the Investigations Database System (IDS), an innovative new data management tool that captures, manages, and displays USITC investigation-related information. Users are encouraged to visit the USITC website at https://ids.usitc.gov to explore this new tool.

A major new feature is the ability to conduct quick searches and advanced searches of the …


 

U.S. Customs and Border Protection will host two webinars in January addressing Forced Labor prevention requirements. Each webinar must registered individually.

The Office of Trade will host a webinar on January 26, 2023, at 2:00 p.m., ET. This webinar, Forced Labor 101, will focus on forced labor topics including relevant legislation, CBP enforcement, and resources.

Registration for this


 

CBP targeted 444 entries worth over $128 million for suspected use of forced labor in November 2022, including goods subject to the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act and withhold release orders, the agency said in its most recent operational update. The number of entries targeted was up from October, although the value of the entries was about the


 

On December 27, 2022, CBP advised that it began detaining merchandise produced by Jingde Trading Ltd., Rixin Foods, Ltd., and Xhejiang Sunrise Garment Group Co. Ltd. on December 5th.  The detentions are a result of its investigation indicating that the companies’ products were made in part by North Korean labor. The Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, or CAATSA, …


 

All custom window coverings manufactured after May 30, 2023, must comply with the Safety Standard for Operating Cords on Custom Window Coverings: 16 CFR part 1260. The rule requires that operating cords on custom window coverings meet the same requirements as operating cords on stock window coverings, as set forth in ANSI/WCMA A100.1—2018. The final rule provides several methods …