Governmental Notices for March 31 through April 6, 2018

The following governmental notices that may be of interest to our members and the trade:

APHIS’ Rule regarding the Importation of Lemons from Chile into the Continental United States;

CBP’s Notice of a Comment Request regarding the Trusted Traveler Programs and U.S. APEC Business Travel Card and current Bulletin containing notice of Extension of National Customs Automation Program eBond Test, as well as the latest ABI messages, which include links to CBP’s Update on Section 232 and Immediate Transportation Entries of aluminum & steel products and details of Commerce’s Initiation of LTFV and CVD Investigations into Laminated Woven Sacks from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

FTC’s  Energy Labeling Rule and Request for Public Comment concerning Proposed Modifications to Entertainment Software Rating Board’s Commission-approved self-regulatory guidelines, under the “safe harbor” provision of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule;

OFAC’s Notice of the Blocking of Persons and Properties;

FTZ Board current notices;

ITA Monthly announcements advising of the Advance Notification of Sunset Review, as well as the Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, in addition to Notices of the Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Investigations, Orders or Reviews, as well as updates on Determinations, Investigations and Complaints on merchandise such as Certain Uncoated Paper from Portugal and Steel Wheels from China;

Presidential Special Observance of World Autism Awareness Day and an Administrative Order regarding the Continuation of National Emergency in Somalia;

USTR’s Notice of Revisions to the 2017/2018 Annual Generalized System of Preferences Product and Country Practices Review; Deadline for Filing Petitions; GSP Renewal & Technical Modifications and Notice of Determination and Request for Public Comment Concerning Proposed Determination of Action Pursuant to Section 301;

California’s latest 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, certain Handbags, Plastic Sandals and a Tea Cup Set; and,

Canada’s latest Consumer Alert & Recall notices.     

Members wishing to learn more about any of these items are encouraged to review details on the Gemini Member Site, or to contact the Gemini team.