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Feldman Addresses UNCTAD Conference on Non Tariff Measures and Chinese Foreign Trade 费德门在联合国会议上探讨贸易壁垒及中国对外贸易

Posted in CPSC, WTO
Elliot J. Feldman was the keynote speaker opening an applied International Trade Workshop in Beijing on March 21, sponsored by the University of International Business and Economics of Beijing and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (“UNCTAD”). The conference, on “Non Tariff Measures and Chinese Foreign Trade,” comes at a time when there … Continue Reading

Why Consumer Product Safety Has Moved From Cooperation To Restriction 消费品安全从合作转向限制

Posted in CPSC
Editor’s Note:  Sally Qin, the author of this article, is a law student at the University of Minnesota who was a summer associate at Baker & Hostetler LLP during the summer, 2010. The Current State Of Consumer Product Safety Relations The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) has adopted several measures in 2010 to increase scrutiny of imported goods … Continue Reading

Consumer Product Safety Commission Inspectors Now Responsible for Enforcement of Product Safety Laws at U.S. Ports of Entry 消费者产品安全委员会将负责在边境监督实施相关法案

Posted in CPSC
Robin E. Harvey and Lourdes Perrino Beginning mid-June, 2010, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) has been posting inspectors at U.S. ports of entry for the purpose of enforcing product safety statutes and regulations. Before, screening always had been performed by Customs inspectors, who could call in CPSC inspectors when they thought it necessary or … Continue Reading

CPSC Issues Exemptions To Lead Content Requirements 消费者产品安全委员会发布铅含量规定例外

Posted in CPSC
A previous blog post discussed the impact of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (“the CPSIA”) on foreign manufacturers of products sold in the United States. This blog discusses certain temporary exemptions that the Consumer Product Safety Commission (“the Commission”) has issued for certain categories of products. Some of them require manufacturers to … Continue Reading

Recent Changes To U.S. Consumer Protection Laws Affect Chinese Exporters 美国消费者保护法变革对中国出口之影响

Posted in CPSC
The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (“the CPSIA”) significantly impacts both foreign and domestic manufacturers of children’s products and other goods through the regulation of these manufacturers’ products. Many of the CPSIA’s requirements came into effect last year. Others are being phased in. The new, drastically lower maximum lead limits come into effect on … Continue Reading