Lawmakers Call for Crackdown on Sanction-Evading Countries

The House Foreign Affairs Committee
Subcommittee on Oversight & Accountability held a hear last week on the Biden Administration’s sanctions policy and enforcement, and lawmakers called for a crackdown on sanctions-evading countries.

Witnesses included Anthony Ruggiero, Senior Director and Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, who testified that these countries serve as a shopping market for illicit items and financing. Ruggiero named North Korea, Russia, China, Iran, and Syria, led by China and Russia. See a webcast of the hearing

NASBITE Seeks Education Program Collaboration with AAEI

Nasbite International is seeks to collaborate with AAEI on a international trade research and a college student exchange program. Nasbite International is an organization that sets the standards for global business education, trade credentialing, training and practice through it’s Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) program.

AAEI Meets With Australian Brokers, Importers and Exporters Association

AAEI President and CEO Eugene Laney met with with Andrew Hudson of the Australian Brokers, Importers and Exporters Association last week. Mr. Hudson will give a briefing to the International Policy Committee on Pacific Trade issues and will also share Australian AEO benefits,  best practices like deferred payments, reporting and Customs Authority leadership access.

The International Policy Committee will meet on Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. EST.