Have You Encountered Trade Barriers?

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) wants to solve your trade problems!

On July 30, the USITC announced that they are putting together a report that will identify trade-related barriers affecting U.S. small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).  The focus is on trade with the European Union (EU).  As part of the information-gathering process, they will be conducting an October 8 hearing on these issues.

This is our opportunity to identify anything that adversely affects trade between the US and Europe.  The United States is negotiating a trade agreement with the EU so this hearing is an excellent opportunity to get our concerns addressed (before it is too late!).

Pre-hearing written comments are due by September 20, 2013.  ASA plans to submit a filing addressing our members’ concerns to please get your comments into ASA not later than September 13, so we can make sure your comments are reflected in our filing.

Full text of Federal Register Notice:

https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2013/07/30/2013-18272/trade-barriers-us-small-and-medium-sized-enterprises-perceive-as-affecting-exports-to-european-union

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About Jason Dickstein
Mr. Dickstein is the President of the Washington Aviation Group, a Washington, DC-based aviation law firm. He represents several aviation trade associations, including the Aviation Suppliers Association, the Aircraft Electronics Association, the Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association and the Modification and Replacement Parts Association.

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