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Posted: Oct 13, 2017
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This article was originally published in Inbound Logistics on Oct. 13, 2017 By Inbound Logistics Staff Many Americans see the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as a contributing factor to the growth of the U.S. economy over the past... Read More >

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Posted: Sep 26, 2017

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will be in force on Thursday September 21, 2017. With the exception of a few agricultural goods, the CETA will essentially eliminate the customs duties on all imports from a European Union (EU)... Read More >

Posted: Sep 25, 2017

U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has issued CSMS 17-000601 providing guidance for parties interested in importing goods for donating to recovery efforts following Hurricane Irma. As written, customs broker handling is NOT REQUIRED for shipments imported properly under these... Read More >

Posted: Sep 25, 2017

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has scheduled three (3) webinars to assist the regulated community with reporting under the TSCA Inventory Notification (Active-Inactive) Rule, published in the Federal Register on August 11, 2017. This rule requires industry to report... Read More >

Posted: Sep 22, 2017
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This article was published in Global Trade Magazine on September 24, 2017 By Philip Sutter, Director of Strategic Analysis, Global Trade Management, Livingston International For international businesses whose supply chains rely heavily on unfettered access to the UK, the ongoing... Read More >

Posted: Sep 22, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) posted notice on applying for import licenses for the 2018 dairy tariff rate quota (TRQ), which opens on January 1, 2018. This TRQ covers all dairy products from cow’s milk, except... Read More >

Posted: Sep 20, 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations is advising travelers that the Sumas (Washington State) Port of Entry will undergo construction in the passenger, bus and cargo lanes September 20th through October 1st. Beginning Wednesday, September 20th,... Read More >

Posted: Sep 18, 2017
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This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on September 18, 2017 By Candace Sider, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, North America, Livingston International To say there’s a certain degree of angst in Canada’s business community with respect to... Read More >

Posted: Sep 15, 2017

By Philip Sutter, Director, Strategic Analysis The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency presented its C-TPAT Roadmap for the future of the program at the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) 2017 Conference held August 29-31, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan.... Read More >

Posted: Sep 15, 2017

By Philip Sutter, Director, Strategic Analysis The European Commission has published “Position Paper transmitted to EU27 on Customs related matters needed for an orderly withdrawal of the UK from the Union”i. In other words, “Brexit Day” – March 29, 2019... Read More >

Posted: Sep 15, 2017

The Government of Canada and the European Union (EU) established a number of origin quotas to allow for specific quantities of some certain products to receive CETA preferential tariff treatment if the products meet certain conditions. Canada and the EU... Read More >