Governmental Notices for March 12 -18, 2016

Attached is an update of governmental notices that may be of interest to our members and the trade. Of particular interest to some may be CBP’s announcement this week regarding the Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS), as well as a Reminder that as of March 31st, NO more ACS – filers MUST file specific transactions in ACE .  In addition, there are links to:

APHIS’ Updated Manual and Notices of Pest Risk Analysis for the Importation of Fresh Figs and Fresh Pomegranates from Peru;

CBP’s Rule regarding the Import Restrictions on Certain Archaeological and Ethnological Materials from the Republic of Colombia, Notices of Accreditations and Approvals of Commercial Gaugers and Laboratories and Requests for Comments, the current Bulletin announcing ACE as the Sole CBP-Authorized Electronic Data Interchange System for Processing Certain Electronic Entry and Entry Summary Filings and Comment Requests, in addition to ABI messages and updates;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

OFAC’s Rule addressing Cuban Assets Control Regulations and Notices advising of the Blocking of specific persons and properties;

FTZ Board current notices;

ITA and ITC quarterly publication of the list of scope rulings and anticircumvention determinations, in addition to Notices of Results, Extensions, Amendments, etc., on products such as Polyethylene Terephthalate Resin from India and Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People’s Republic of China, as well as updates on various Investigations and new Determinations and the Establishment of the United States Investment Advisory Council;

USTR’s Establishment of a Petition Process to Review the Eligibility of Countries under the African Growth and Opportunity Act;

Presidential Administrative Order, Executive Orders and a Proclamation;

California’s latest Proposition 65 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, Cookies, Seaweed and a Lightweight rain poncho; and,

Canada’s latest Alerts and Recall notices.

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