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Michael Ford Industry Insights

What is the Generalized System of Preference?

Michael Ford, Vice President of Government and Industry Affairs, reviews what the Generalized System of Preference is and how businesses can use GSP to take advantage of cost savings.

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Helsinki Bridge suffers another mishap

A boxship operated by Japan’s Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) hit severe weather yesterday morning in the Atlantic resulting in a number of container stacks at the aft of the ship collapsing.

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: Trendwatch Week 10

Trump and Xi are close to a deal; India and Turkey react as the U.S. ends their zero-tariff trade status. Here's what we're reading about in week 10.

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Michael Ford Industry Insights

How to effectively manage Free Trade Programs and their audits

Michael Ford reviews recent live polling results from BDP's Regulatory Compliance seminar in Houston, and what the results indicate for businesses.

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