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International Trade

22 January 2021
Edmundo Elías-Fernández Are you ready for the new General Import and Export Duties Law?

Mexico - Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

The new General Import and Export Duties Law (LIGIE) recently entered into force, updating the General Import and Export Tariff Code by removing more than 4,000 obsolete tariff items, consolidating the existing tariff items and introducing new tariff items for newly created goods. The new LIGIE also implements the Sixth Amendment to the Harmonised System established by the World Customs Organisation and introduces a commercial identification number.

Author: Edmundo Elías-Fernández
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Marwa M Hassoun Podcast: navigating Section 889 of National Defence Authorisation Act

USA - Arent Fox LLP

This podcast examines how to navigate Section 889 of the National Defence Authorisation Act 2019. It focuses on the US government restrictions on the procurement and use of covered telecoms equipment and services from certain Chinese-owned entities within the US government supply chain.

Authors: Marwa M Hassoun, Travis L Mullaney
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David R Hamill Hot-button trade issues in 2021

USA - Arent Fox LLP

The last four years have been turbulent, to say the least, with more changes to come under the Biden administration. Some issues from 2020 will remain in focus and will be tempered by the Biden administration's need to repair the damage done to US relations with key trading partners. This article aims to help businesses anticipate and prepare for these changes by examining six hot-button trade issues to watch out for in 2021.

Authors: David R Hamill, Jessica DiPietro, Antonio J Rivera, Birgit Matthiesen
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Recent updates

David Hanke Trump and Congress pave way for potential delisting of publicly traded Chinese companies

USA - Arent Fox LLP

Authors: David Hanke, Sylvia G Costelloe
Edmundo Elías-Fernández Key changes to Foreign Trade General Rules

Mexico - Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

Author: Edmundo Elías-Fernández
Bernardine Adkins Time is running out to reclaim hundreds of thousands in overpaid customs duties

United Kingdom - Gowling WLG

Authors: Bernardine Adkins, Ursula Johnston, Sean Giles, Claire Bradwell

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