International Wood Products Association
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IWPA World of Wood Annual Convention
Thank you to everyone who attended the 58th Annual Convention in St. Petersburg, FL. Make plans to join us again in Las Vegas, NV - March 18-20, 2015. View all presentations and photos here.
Government Affairs Updates
Burma: The United States officially issued "a waiver and general license to ease the ban on imports into the United States of products from Burma" (see the full press release here.) The full notice from the Treasury Department on the specifics of this easement can be read here.
Lacey: IWPA is leading a Coalition of other Associations to push for Lacey Act reform. You can read more about the Lacey Act here.
GSP: GSP expired on July 31st, 2013. IWPA is working with a Coalition of other associations pushing for a renewal of GSP as soon as possible. For more information, view our backgrounder on GSP. Until the program is renewed, you can read instructions from CBP on how to import here.