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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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January 14, 2022 - CBP Publishes Forced Labor Statistics for Q4 2021 : U.S. Customs and Border Protection has published the updated forced labor statistics as of December 31, 2021, showing enforcement actions taken by the agency during the... > read more

January 14, 2022 - IMF Reports Drop in Global Shipping Rates : The International Monetary Fund (IMF) published their chart of the week on January 13, 2022, illustrating the decline in global shipping rates... > read more

January 14, 2022 - Congressional-Executive Commission on China Calls on IOC to Provide Justification for XUAR-Affiliated Apparel Contracts : Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA), the Chair and Co-chair of the bipartisan and bicameral Congressional-Executive Commission on China, have sent a letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) requesting justification ... > read more

January 14, 2022 - Peru Announces Safeguard Investigation on Clothing Imports : On January 3, 2022, Peru notified the World Trade Organization’s Committee on Safeguards that it has initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of clothing under Chapters 61, 62, and 63, including ... > read more

January 14, 2022 - USMCA Deputies Hold First Meeting : On January 13, 2022, Mexico, the U.S., and Canada held their first-ever meeting of Deputies under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement ... > read more


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