David M. Murphy


Articles:

  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    All products imported into the United States are required by law to be permanently marked with their country of origin. Additionally, the origin of goods is often a determining factor as to whether they are subject to import restrictions; whether they are eligible for duty free trade programs; or whether they are subject to additional duties. Importers who...
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    You would think that as globalization continues to expand, the identity of the source and origin of the product would be of diminishing interest. Putting consumer preferences or lack of them aside, the U.S. government wants to know where imported goods are made, and what processes are performed in the country of origin. Failure to properly report "origin"...