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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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December 2, 2022 - IPEF Talks Kick Off on December 10th: Senators Raise Concerns Over IPEF Approval Process and USTR Schedules Listening Sessions : The first round of in-person talks for the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) are scheduled to begin on December 10th in Brisbane, Australia. In advance of the meeting, the process for the negotiations and the issues under discussion are getting more attention... > read more

December 2, 2022 - Phase 2 Change in USMCA ROO for Blue Denim Apparel Coming January 1st : U.S. Customs and Border Protection has released a message (CSMS #54152243) reminding importers of the upcoming change to the rules of origin for blue denim apparel in the U.S.-Canada-Mexico Agreement (USMCA)... > read more

December 2, 2022 - USTR Extends COVID-related Section 301 Product Exclusions : The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has published a notice in the Federal Register announcing an additional 90-day extension for the COVID-related product... > read more

December 2, 2022 - USDA Releases Cotton and Products Report for Mexico : The U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Services (FAS) released its Cotton and Products Update report for Mexico on November 28, 2022... > read more

December 2, 2022 - Senators Introduce Fair Tariff Act : Yesterday, Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) introduced the bipartisan FAIR TARIFF Act of 2022.... > read more


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