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Dec 1, 2022

CBP Announces 2023 Federal Holiday Schedule

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) posted the list of U.S. Federal Holidays for the Calendar Year 2023. Date Holiday… Read more 

Nov 30, 2022

USTR extends COVID China Section 301 exclusions through February 28, 2023

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced they issued a three-month extension of the 81 China Section 301 COVID exclusions covering… Read more 

Nov 2, 2022

Importer Cotton Assessment Fee to Increase on November 28, 2022

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) issued a direct final rule, increasing the fee paid by importers… Read more 

Sep 8, 2022

China Section 301 Duties to Continue After 4 Year Review

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) confirmed that Section 301 duties for List 1 and 2 Chinese origin products… Read more 

Aug 28, 2022

CBP Issues CTPAT Portal User Manual

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) posted a user manual for the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT)… Read more 

Aug 3, 2022

CBP to increase user fees for fiscal year 2023 – Effective October 1, 2022

U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP), posted notice of the below-noted increase(s) in user fees, which are effective… Read more 

Jul 4, 2022

Duty on U.S. imports of certain Russian origin goods to increase to 35 percent

President Biden issued a Proclamation which increases the Column 2 duty rate to 35 for 570 groups of… Read more 

Jun 23, 2022

CBP issues guidance on forced labor act

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued importer guidance regarding the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA), which… Read more 

Jun 15, 2022

Effective Immediately: EPA Requires New Form 3540-1 Notice of Arrival of Pesticides and Devices

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a new version of their Form 3540-1 Notice of Arrival of… Read more 

Jun 13, 2022

APHIS Permit Required to Import Earthworms from All Countries Beginning July 1, 2022

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS) will require importers of earthworms… Read more