The Office of the United States Trade Representative has summarized the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. The summary includes key features as well as trade rules. The agreement was reached on October 4, 2015 and was negotiated by Ministers from the 12 TPP countries.
Over the last 24 hours, OHL has been informed by HMRC that the CHIEF operating system to process UK import and export customs entries is experiencing unprecedented ongoing issues causing lengthy periods of downtime.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has finally reached a deal after 5 years of negotiations. Final negotiations had been hung up on questions related to periods of protection of the rights to data used by biological drug makers. The deal will have to go through the U.S. Congress for approval.
Read more details about this landmark agreement here.
New ACE Export Webinar and Presentation Slides Available
The presentation recording and slides from the September 17th “ACE Export Accounts and Reports” webinar are now available online. This webinar covers how to apply for a new Exporter account in ACE as well running trade export reports.
In an effort to ensure certain FDA regulated products were not contaminated from the explosion last month in Tianjin, the FDA intends to increase the inspection of items imported from the industrial center Binhai New Area in Tianjin, China.
Human and animal food products, human and animal drug products, and medical devices that left the Tianjin area on or after August 12, 2015 will require additional information in order to make an admissibility decision.