Exporter Summit February 24, March 3

The SBA is letting interested companies know that the 2021 National Small Business Exporter Summit is February 24 and March 3. This is an opportunity to exchange ideas and share best practices with the top small- and medium-sized exporters from across the United States, Canada and Mexico. Sessions will be from 10:00 am to 2:00 […]

On the Wire | News and Analysis from the Web

Culture comes first for precision metal fab shop Laystrom Manufacturing.  The Fabricator 2/8 “Laystrom Manufacturing Co. is in the middle of a Chicago neighborhood, just blocks from the city’s hipster hangout in Bucktown. While the location is unique when compared to hundreds of competitors in the metropolitan area and the Midwest, the inside of the Laystrom facility looks like […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer | Webinars

The following are provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Forced Labor: Emerging Developments in Your Supply Chain February 2, 2:00 to 3:00 pm This webinar will address recent developments in legislation and administrative actions (e.g., withhold release orders, importer questionnaires, detentions, etc.) regarding forced labor within supply chains, as well as due diligence steps that […]

On the Wire | News and Analysis from the Web

US durable goods orders show modest 0.2% December gain.  AP 1/26 “Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose a modest 0.2% in December, held back by a big drop in the volatile aircraft sector. A key category that tracks business investment decisions slowed. . . .” Labor market trends show emphasis on digital […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Aluminum Import Monitoring and Analysis System Launch Delayed Until March 2021 The Aluminum Import Monitoring and Analysis (AIM) System launch has been delayed from January 25, 2021, to March 29, 2021. The new system will act similarly to the Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis System: it […]

Trade Update from A.N. Deringer | Webinar

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Webinar January 27, 2:00 to 2:30 pm This webinar will address the nuances of USMCA, how it differs from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), recent legislation affecting merchandise processing fees and foreign trade zones, and more. Webinar will include time for Q&A. You can […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Steel and Aluminum Section 232 Tariff Exemptions, Quota Guidance Published In December, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published a Federal Register Notice, which issued 123 new Section 232 tariff exclusions on steel and aluminum products, as well as a new process for requesting product […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Webinar | HTS 9801.00: It’s not just for returned U.S. goods anymore January 13, 2:00 to 3:00 pm A webinar to review of changes to HTS 9801.00.  Some topics will include: Documenting U.S. goods returned Goods returning to the U.S. after export, and returning within 3 […]

Trade Update | Reminder: Request for Comments and Notice of a Public Hearing Regarding the 2021 Special 301 Review

Each year, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) conducts a review to identify countries that deny adequate and effective protection of intellectual property (IP) rights or deny fair and equitable market access to U.S. persons who rely on IP protection. Based on this review, the U.S. Trade Representative determines which, if any, […]

Upcoming Webinars

AIV’s national partners and allies at NAM are hosting the following webinars that might be of interest:  Trade Perspectives from Australia: TPP, RCEP, the WTO and Beyond featuring Andrew Jory, Minister-Counsellor for Trade at the Embassy of Australia. January 8 at 1:00 pm.  Click here for more. Connecting Data Insights with Action. January 12 at […]