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FDRA seeks customs clarity on “athletic” footwear duties

The Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America (FDRA) sent a letter to U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) asking the U.S. Government to clarify and update the criteria for classifying footwear as athletic, which can increase or decrease the duty rate for these types of shoes.


Using the term “heavy metal” then think again

Sometimes when you give a presenetation you learn as much in the giving as in the preparation, as the very effort of trying to express ideas with a mix of brevity and clarity brings into focus the essential points and priorities in new ways.