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June 13, 2019


The U.S. Department of Commerce announced today the launch of its new 232 Exclusions Portal for processing new steel and aluminum exclusion request, which is located at www.trade.gov/232/steelalum.  The 232 Exlusions Protal will streamline the exclusion process and result in faster decisions for industry on their exclusion requests.

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June 6, 2019

Reminder of Offset Reporting Requirements for Calendar Year 2018

Federal Register


 

April 11, 2019

BIS published a final rule in the Federal Register to add fifty (50) persons to the Unverified List (UVL) on the basis that BIS could not verify their bona fides because an end-use check could not be completed satisfactorily for reasons outside the U.S. Government’s control.



September 11, 2018


BIS published a notice in the Federal Register to advise the public that the National Defense Stockpile Market Impact Committee, co-chaired by the departments of Commerce and State, is seeking public comments on the potential market impact of the proposed Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Stockpile Annual Materials Plan.


 

September 5, 2017

BIS published a notice in the Federal Register to advise the public that the National Defense Stockpile Market Impact Committee, co-chaired by the Departments of Commerce and State, is seeking public comments on the potential market impact of the proposed Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Stockpile Annual Materials Plan.

 

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April 11, 2019

BIS published a final rule in the
Federal Register to add fifty (50) persons to the Unverified List (UVL) on the basis that BIS could not verify their bona fides because an end-use check could not be completed satisfactorily for reasons outside the U.S. Government’s control.


Click here to view the FR Notice

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