Those seeking to take advantage of the tariff benefits stemming from the U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement should ensure their products comply with rules-of-origin requirements to avoid fines and back duty assessments.
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China: China Announces a New Round of Tariff Exclusions

On February 18, 2020, China announced a new round of tariff exclusions for U.S. agricultural commodities impacted by the retaliatory Section 301-tariffs levied by China.
On February 6, 2020, the State Council Tariff Commission announced that China would cut in half the additional tariffs for certain commodities from the United States on February 14, 2020.
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South Africa: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

All the sections of the Report have been updated based on updated website links and contacts, as well as to comply with the updated reporting instructions.
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Vietnam: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This report provides an overview of the health and quarantine certificates needed for exporting food and agricultural products to Vietnam.
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South Korea: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This report provides minimal updates compared to the previous year’s report.
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Japan: Safeguards in US-Japan Trade Agreement

The U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA) entered into force on January 1, 2020.
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Costa Rica: Exporter Guide

Costa Rica’s economy growth rate slowed in 2018 to 2.7 percent compared with an average rate of growth of 3.8 percent over the ten previous years.
On August 23, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced new tariffs on certain U.S. products, valued at $75 billion USD.
On July 31, 2019, the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) issued Decision No. 127, establishing tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) and respective volumes for imports of meat, poultry....
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China: China Announces Increases to Additional Tariffs

On August 23, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced new tariffs on certain U.S. products, valued at $75 billion USD.
On June 24, 2019, President Putin signed decree No. 293 extending Russia’s ban on the import of agricultural products from the countries that applied economic sanctions against Russia....