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Oct 31, 2023

EPA to create new PGA message set for imports of hydrofluorocarbons

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced their plan to create a new Partnering Government Agency (PGA) message… Read more 

Oct 30, 2023

FDA to require registration of cosmetic products by late December 2023

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will require most cosmetics manufacturing and processing companies to register and list… Read more 

Oct 17, 2023

U.S. CBP to begin collecting pecan and Christmas tree fee November 5, 2023

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will begin collecting fees on imports of pecans and Christmas trees which… Read more 

Oct 16, 2023

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Filing Pilot Open to All Brokers

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is strongly encouraging importers to begin filing the Automated Commercial… Read more 

Sep 12, 2023

Detroit CBP to move marine desk due to closing of Detroit-Windsor Ferry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in Detroit, MI, announced they are moving their Marine Desk location due… Read more 

Sep 12, 2023

USTR extends China Section 301 reinstated & COVID-related exclusions

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has extended all current Section 301 exclusions that were due to expire on… Read more 

Aug 16, 2023

CTPAT portal unavailable September 15th to 30th, 2023

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) and the Trade Compliance… Read more 

Aug 16, 2023

Importer cotton assessment fee to increase on October 16, 2023

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

Jul 28, 2023

CBP to increase user fees for fiscal year 2024 – Effective October 1, 2023

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

Jun 21, 2023

CBP to Host Green Trade Forum on July 11, 2023

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is hosting a Green Trade Forum on July 11, 2023 from 9… Read more