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September 23, 2020 BDP Tradewatch

China announces Provisions on the Unreliable Entity List

On September 19, 2020, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) issued the Provisions on the Unreliable Entity List, which immediately came into effect.

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September 16, 2020 BDP Tradewatch

New importer challenge to list 3 & 4 China tariffs; immediate action in court of international trade required to preserve rights to refunds

On September 10, 2020, a group of importers filed a lawsuit in the Court of International Trade contesting the assessment of the List 3 and List 4 tariffs that have been imposed on goods from China.

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September 16, 2020 BDP Tradewatch

China extends tariff exemption for 16 US products in the 1st exclusion list

On September 15, 2020, The Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council of PRC released an official announcement (only available in Chinese) that it will extend tariff exemptions for 16 US products in the 1st exclusion list for one year.

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Martin Wu September 11, 2020 BDP Tradewatch

India notifies CAROTAR, 2020 in respect of Rules of Origin under Trade Agreements effective from September 21, 2020

Customs (Administration of Rules of Origin under Trade Agreements) Rules, 2020 sets guidelines for enforcement of the ‘rules of origin’ for allowing preferential rate on imports under free trade agreements.

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Michael Ford September 11, 2020 BDP Tradewatch

UK and Japan agree to historic free trade agreement

The UK has today secured a free trade agreement with Japan, which is the UK’s first major trade deal as an independent trading nation.

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