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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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May 19, 2023 - USTR Announces Conclusion of U.S.-Taiwan Trade Initiative Negotiations : The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative announced on May 18, 2023, that the U.S. and Taiwan have concluded negotiations on the U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st Century Trade... > read more

May 19, 2023 - Bipartisan Letter Urges Commerce Secretary to Avoid Changing CAFTA ROO : Representatives Patrick McHenry (R-NC) and Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) led a letter signed by 38 Members of Congress to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo encouraging upholding textile and apparel rules of origin included in CAFTA-DR... > read more

May 19, 2023 - Third IPEF Negotiating Round Concludes : The third negotiating round of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) was held in Singapore on May 8-15, 2023... > read more

May 19, 2023 - Senate Finance Trade Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Western Hemisphere Economic Cooperation : On May 16, 2023, the Senate Finance Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness held a hearing on Economic Cooperation for a Strong and More Resilient Western Hemisphere. ... > read more

May 19, 2023 - ITC Releases Report on North American FTZs : The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has released the report Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs): Effects of FTZ Policies and Practices on U.S. Firms Operating in U.S. FTZs and under Similar Programs in Canada and Mexico... > read more


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