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Multi-association Letter On USMCA Customs And De Minimis

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IA joined a multi-association letter on USMCA customs and de minimis. The letter is to Ambassador Lighthizer and emphasizes the importance of making sure that countries do not implement USMCA in a way that reduces or withdraws existing trade facilitating measures and requesting that USTR remove a footnote to the Customs chapter, which suggests the United States could lower its de minimis threshold for Canada and Mexico to a “reciprocal amount.”

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