UPU conference to examine postal remuneration systems

The Universal Postal Union’s Council of Administration, a decision-making body of the UN specialized agency, will hold a conference on 9th April titled, “UPU Remuneration Systems—New Frontiers for an old World.” Held at the UPU’s Berne headquarters, the conference brings together representatives of the UPU’s member countries, postal operators, industry experts and other interested parties…

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PRC Chairman’s Statement on USA’s withdrawal from Universal Postal Union

Washington, DC – October 17, 2018. Earlier today, a statement was issued by the White House Press Secretary regarding President Trump’s receipt of a State Department report pursuant to an August 23rd Presidential Memorandum (https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/statement-press-secretary-38/). In light of this, Postal Regulatory Commission Chairman Taub reiterates his previously issued statement of August 23rd. “The anticompetitive nature…

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White House Trade Council: Trump postal treaty exit will ease strain on US shippers

Published on Oct 17, 2018 Peter Navarro, director of the White House Trade Council, says President Trump’s decision to exit the Universal Postal Union will benefit American manufacturers, shippers and workers.

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Universal Postal Union Statement on USA’s withdrawal from UPU treaties

17.10.2018 -The United States of America has informed the Universal Postal Union (UPU) of its decision to withdraw from the treaties of the UPU. In a letter received on 17 October, the USA will withdraw membership to the Union a year from now. UPU Director General Bishar A. Hussein regrets the decision and will seek…

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White House Statement on withdrawal from the Universal Postal Union

Statement from the Press Secretary National Security & Defense Issued on: October 17, 2018 President Donald J. Trump received a report from the Department of State pursuant to the August 23, 2018, Presidential Memorandum on “Modernizing the Monetary Reimbursement Model for the Delivery of Goods Through the International Postal System and Enhancing the Security and…

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PRC Chairman’s Statement on President Trump’s UPU Memorandum

Washington, DC – On August 23, 2018, President Donald J. Trump issued a Presidential Memorandum (https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/presidential-memorandum-secretary-state-secretary-treasury-secretary-homeland-security-postmaster-general-chairman-postal-regulatory-commission/) detailing his direction to modernizing the monetary reimbursement model for the delivery of goods through the international postal system and enhancing the security and safety of international mail. The memorandum was addressed to the Secretaries of State, the Treasury,…

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USPS OIG Report: Inbound International Letter Post Performance and Strategies

Objective The Universal Postal Union (UPU) is a United Nations agency that facilitates the exchange of international postal services. The UPU sets the rules for international mail exchange and makes recommendations to stimulate growth in mail and improve the quality of service for customers. The U.S. is a member of the UPU and exchanges mail…

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Senator Introduces Bill to End Taxpayer Subsidies of Mail from China, Other Foreign Countries

Press Release – April 10, 2018 WASHINGTON— U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), today introduced the Ending Needless Delivery Subsidies (ENDS) Act, legislation that would save U.S. taxpayers from having to subsidize international postal shipments from foreign countries to the United States.“The current system costs American jobs at the expense of American taxpayers,” said Dr….

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