tea imports

While the impacts of the inclusion of Chinese tea imports in the U.S. trade war are unclear and the details labyrinthine, one certainty is that there will be tariff evasion. This is a sophisticated, pervasive art form in world trade. Read more

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Iran is beginning to feel the effects of renewed economic sanctions imposed by the United States and one of its first problems is adequate tea imports. Read more

Tea Report

China becoming a major export market for Indian and Sri Lankan black tea and English name brand tea bags. Read more

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US Importers Comply with Food Safety Rules

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Small US businesses importing food for human consumption have until September to comply with new US food safety rules. Read more


A spring cleaning of the Food and Drug Administration’s foreign food facilities database eliminated more than a quarter of registered food suppliers, an unusually high number. Read more


The Food Safety Modernization Act passed the United States congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama in 2011 and reflects a shift in the government’s effort toward food safety. Read more


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