ITC To Review Developing Nations' Duty-Free Benefits

Law360, New York (October 28, 2010, 3:48 PM EDT) -- The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to weigh in on ending duty-free treatment for certain products enjoyed by developing countries.

The ITC said Wednesday that it had been tasked with studying the duty-free designations of certain types of self-adhesive items, including film, plates and sheets from Indonesia and sleeping bags for nations that fall under the Generalized System of Preferences, which allows developing countries to ship some goods duty-free to the United States.

The ITC will provide advice...
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