Below is a snapshot of notable developments on international postal issues in the third quarter of 2019. Systemic Reforms at the Universal Postal Union Following a September 24-26 Extraordinary Congress, the Universal Postal Union (UPU) adopted sweeping reforms to its remuneration system. The Trump Administration had threatened to leave the UPU on...

The Universal Postal Union agreed to a compromise Wednesday that would allow the United States to set its own inbound postage rates and remain within the organization the Trump administration had previously threatened to leave. After rejecting a handful of earlier options, more than half the 192-country body voted in favor...