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Since 1986, International Development Systems has provided clients with up-to-the-minute data and analysis. Our input helps clients to make informed sourcing decisions. Starting with the U.S. textile quota program, and evolving through the development and implementation of Free Trade Agreements and trade preference programs, our experts have guided sourcing professionals through the complicated world of trade policy for twenty-five years.

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August 12, 2022 - Tai Highlights Labor Standards in Union Speech : U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai discussed the Biden Administration’s efforts to raise labor standards “at home and abroad” in a speech at the 2022 United Steelworkers Constitutional Convention on... > read more

August 12, 2022 - Murkowski Introduces Artic Bill Including FTA with Iceland : Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) introduced a comprehensive arctic bill, the Arctic Commitment Act, on August 3, 2022, that includes provisions for a new U.S.-Iceland free trade agreement... > read more

August 12, 2022 - Analysis Shows Asia is Still Top Sourcing Destination Despite Diversification : Dr. Sheng Lu from the University of Delaware has published a new analysis in Just Style that looks at current sourcing patterns based on U.S. import data from the first half of 2022. ... > read more

August 12, 2022 - Kennedy Introduces Update to Buy American Bill : Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) introduced the Returning American Manufacturing Potential (RAMP) Act on August 4, 2022, which seeks to expand on The Buy American Act of 1993... > read more

August 12, 2022 - Biden Administration Releases Sub-Saharan Strategy : On August 8, 2022, the Biden Administration released a fact sheet on the U.S. Strategy Towards Sub-Saharan Africa. Delivering remarks on the strategy’s release, Secretary of State Antony Blinken ... > read more


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