The U.S. Defense Department recently issued two rules that amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement – which applies to contractors doing business with the Defense Department – to restrict the purchase of certain sensitive products from mainland China. More
The U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security has issued an interim final rule making certain items subject to the Export Administration Regulations and imposing a licence requirement for the export and re-export of those items to all destinations except Canada. This rule is effective as of 6 January and comments on it are due by 6 March. More
With the latest deadline for the United Kingdom to quit the European Union just over two months away at the time, a record number of entrepreneurs gathered in Manchester for Venturefest North West, the sixth edition of this annual expo and conference for local business innovators. More
The Solar Energy Industries Association has released a study arguing that the current Section 201 tariffs on imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic solar cells and modules “have slowed U.S. progress on climate and environmental issues.” More
As the Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s (HKTDC) autumn trade fair season drew to a close, the trade body revealed that the seven October and November fairs attracted more than 9,600 exhibitors and nearly 156,000 buyers from 165 countries and regions.