Governmental Notices for October 28 through November 3, 2017


The following governmental notices may be of interest to our members and the trade, including links to:

APHIS’ Notices of Comment Requests concerning the Importation of Fresh Bananas from the Philippines into Hawaii and U.S. Territories and of Litchi and Longan Fruit from Vietnam into the Continental United States;

CBP’s Rule addressing the Procedures to Adjust Customs COBRA User Fees to Reflect Inflation and Notices of: the COBRA Fees to be Adjusted for Inflation in Fiscal Year 2018, Post-Summary Corrections & Periodic Monthly Statements under the National Customs Automation Program Tests & a Meeting Notice regarding the 2017 East Coast Trade Symposium, the current Bulletin, providing notices of Final and Proposed Ruling Modifications and Revocations, the Grant of “Lever-Rule” Protection, Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties, Accreditation and Approval of a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory and Comment Requests, as well as, the latest ABI messages;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

OFAC’s Rule concerning Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations and Notice of the Unblocking and Blocking of Persons and Properties;

FTZ Board current notices;

ITA and ITC Monthly announcements advising of the Initiation of Five-Year Sunset Reviews and Opportunity to Request an 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 Carton-Closing Staples from the People’s Republic of China and Certain Batteries and Electrochemical Devices Containing Composite Separators, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same;

California’s latest 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, certain Decorative Storage Boxes, Sandals with Polymer Straps and Curtain Liners; and,

Canada’s latest Antidumping and 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.