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Presidential Proclamations on Imports of Aluminum and Steel into the United States - May 1, 2018 Update

Further to our 2 previous advisories of March 8, 2018 and March 23, 2018 please be advised of the following main points to updates issued by U.S. Customs on...

USTR Releases Proposed Tariff List on Chinese Products

On April 3, 2018 The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published a proposed list of products imported from China that may be subject to...

Presidential Proclamations on Imports of Aluminum and Steel into the United States - March 23, 2018 Update

On March 8, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump signed Presidential Proclamations assessing additional ad valorem tariffs on the imports of Steel and Aluminum...

Presidential Proclamations on Imports of Aluminum and Steel into the United States

On March 8, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump signed Presidential Proclamations assessing additional ad valorem tariffs on the imports of Steel and Aluminum...

Port conditions in USA

As a result of holiday backlog, severe weather conditions, and overall port congestion we are facing many difficulties with truck availability given the fact...

GSP Expiration December 31, 2017

Due to lack of required Congressional action, preferential duty treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) expired for goods entered, or...

Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) to increase January 1, 2018

Effective January 1, 2018 the Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) assessed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection on importations into the U.S. will be subject...

FDA Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) Announcement #3

This is important information for all U.S. importers, consignees, owners, or purchasers of human or animal food imported into the U.S.

FDA Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) Effective May 27, 2017

Further to information provided in August of 2016, we wish to remind all applicable clients that the first required phase of the FSVP will become effective...

FDA Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP)

Please see following notice to the trade community as provide by U.S. Customs and Border Protection CSMS 16-000691 of August 11, 2016. This is important...

Importer Security Filing (ISF) Enforcement to Tighten June 30

Please be advised of the following updates in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) enforcement of ISF regulations, effective for any shipment which sails...

USA Customs Regulations: FCL Ocean Imports via Canada

Please be advised that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has begun to enforce an existing regulation in regards to entries filed for ocean containers...