The USPTO issued a release stating:

The Fee Schedule has been updated for the following change, effective March 1, 2019:

PCT fees to foreign offices

- 1715: International search (ILPO) – fee decrease from $969 to $963

The Fee Schedule provides information and fee rates for products and services provided by the USPTO. More information is available on the PCT fees page of the USPTO website, or call the USPTO Contact Center at (571) 272-1000 or (800) 786-9199.

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