FDA is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the control and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, etc.
United States Customs and Border Protection is the largest federal law enforcement agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security, and is the country's primary border control organization.
Imported motor vehicles are subject to safety standards under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966, revised under the Imported Vehicle Safety Compliance Act of 1988.
APHIS issues permits for the import, transit and release of regulated animals, animal products, veterinary biologics, plants, plant products, pests, organisms, soil, etc.
TTB, is a bureau of the US Department of the Treasury which regulates and collects taxes on trade and imports of alcohol, tobacco, and firearms within the United States.
FWS is the premier government agency dedicated and responsible for the conservation, protection, and enhancement of fish, wildlife and plants, and their habitats.
ATF's does investigation and prevention of unlawful possession of firearms and explosives; acts of arson and bombings; and alcohol and tobacco products.
CBP does not require an importer to have a license or permit, but other agencies may require a permit, license, etc, depending on the commodity being imported.
Office of Textiles and Apparel is dedicated to increasing the international competitiveness of the U.S. fiber, textile, apparel, footwear and travel goods industries.
The US-Bahrain FTA generates export opportunities for the US, creating jobs for US farmers and workers. The agreement also supports Bahrain’s economic & political reforms and enhances commercial relations with an economic leader in the Arabian Gulf.
The United States-Chile FTA eliminates tariffs & opens markets, reduces barriers for trade in services, provides protection for intellectual property, ensures regulatory transparency, guarantees nondiscrimination in the trade of digital products.
TPA is a comprehensive free trade agreement that provides elimination of tariffs & removes barriers to U.S. services, including financial services. It also includes important disciplines relating to customs administration & trade facilitation, etc.
CAFTA-DR is the first free trade agreement between the United States and a group of smaller developing economies: our Central American neighbors Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, as well as the Dominican Republic.
Implementation of the obligations contained in the agreement will generate export opportunities for US goods & services providers, solidify Oman’s trade & investment liberalization, & strengthen intellectual property rights protection & enforcement.
The PTPA entered into force on February 1, 2009. The PTPA creates new opportunities for increased US agricultural exports to Peru. More than 2/3 of current US farm exports became duty-free immediately after the Agreement went into force.