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Monday, October 29, 2018
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

U.S. won't talk to China on trade until it gets specific plan to halt tech theft

“The latest impasse jeopardizes a meeting between President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping scheduled for the end of November at the G-20 meeting. There had been some hope that Trump and the Chinese president could make progress on the myriad trade issues between the two sides, a major focus being forced technology transfers.”

[CNBC]

Indonesia plans to complete 13 trade agreements

“Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita said from the 13 afforded agreements, eight of which were in the process of negotiation, three were under revision and two were still in the initial process of negotiation.”

[Jakarta Post]

New law will require advance electronic data for international mail shipments

“The package, H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, includes Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention (STOP) Act provisions that will require USPS to transmit advance electronic data to CBP on at least 70 percent of international mail arriving in the United States by Dec. 31 and on 100 percent of such mail on Dec. 31, 2020, before these shipments reach the U.S. border.”

[American Shipper]

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