In a time of expanding global trade, NAMM monitors and advocates for trade policies and regulations that affect NAMM members who import and export musical products, including CITES restrictions and procedures, Lacey Act requirements or ivory content regulations. NAMM Members are encouraged to follow and stay informed on the following issues.


May 28, 2014

The Administration’s new National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking threatens to treat the sale of many existing, legally-produced musical instruments as criminal activity.