Customs Won't Modify Treatment Under 2 FTAs

Law360, New York (January 29, 2010, 4:55 PM EST) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection has withdrawn two proposals that would have limited preferential treatment for certain imported clothing under U.S. free trade agreements with Singapore and the Dominican Republic.

Customs published notices of the withdrawals in its weekly bulletin Wednesday, saying it had decided not to pursue the proposed changes to preferential treatment for certain women's pullovers from Singapore and hosiery from the Dominican Republic after receiving objections from numerous interested parties.

Customs in March 2008 determined that certain women's cotton knit pullovers cut and...
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