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Customs Law Research Guide

This guide details sources for researching international customs law, including sources from international organizations and major trade agreements.

Current Awareness

Besides newspapers and other news sources, these sources will help keep the researcher abreast of current issues.

  • Bloomberg BNA International Trade Daily
    Daily online newsletter for the latest developments in international trade law.  Browse for content by "hot topic," country, industry, government agency, courts/tribunals or international organization.  Or search by keyword.  For optimal searching, use the Advanced Search (link below the basic search box at the top of the homepage).  Create a user profile to customize topics and set up email alerts.
     
  • Bloomberg BNA International Trade Reporter
    Weekly online newsletter covering trade-related matters.  To browse for customs-related content, click on the Finding Tools tab, select Browse Indexes, then click on the + sign next to Customs (Trade) on the alphabetical list of subjects.  Or search for content by keyword.  For optimal results, use the Advanced Search (link below the basic search box at the top of the homepage). Create a user profile to customize topics and set up email alerts. 
     
  • International Trade Reporter Decisions  KF6655 .A2 I58
    Access summaries of the latest trade-related decisions issued by U.S. district and appellate courts, the U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. International Trade Commission, and the Court of Justice of the EU.  Also available online as part of the BNA International Trade Reporter (see above). Click on the link labeled "All Courts/Tribunals" on the left side of the homepage.
     
  • World Trade Online
    This resource publishes trade-related news from around the world, as well as special reports.  Coverage includes all content from the weekly Inside US Trade newsletter (1993 - present), which is also available in print