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Trump Administration Permanently Lifts Sudan Sanctions

  Sudan Sanctions In 1997, the US imposed a comprehensive trade and investment embargo against Sudan. In January 2017, i.e., in the closing days of the Obama Administration, President Obama announced a six-month suspension of US economic sanctions, citing ongoing dialogue with the Sudanese government and the government’s progress in achieving milestones agreed upon in those negotiations. Specifically, the Obama Administration … Continue Reading

BIS Issues Proposed Rule to Extend Duration of License Exception TMP for Manufacturing in Mexico

On 23 August 2016, BIS published a proposed rule that would extend the time limitation on temporary exports of controlled items to Mexico under license exception TMP (15 CFR §740.9). The rule would align TMP with Mexico’s Decree for the Promotion of Manufacturing, Maquiladora and Export Services (IMMEX) programme, which provides for quota- and tax-free imports of goods for use … Continue Reading

Trade Talk Week in Review (14-18 March 2016)

President Barack Obama issued a new Executive Order and restrictions related to North Korea, while the Administration eased some U.S. sanctions against Cuba last week.  The President and his family traveled to Cuba on Sunday and will stop in Argentina later in the week. The White House announced early last week that South Africa had … Continue Reading
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