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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 

Jun 6, 2022

CBP to Hold 2022 Trade Symposium and Cargo Security Summit on July 18-20, 2022

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the 2022 Trade Symposium will be held in Anaheim, California, on… Read more 

Jun 6, 2022

USTR Extends COVID China Section 301 Exclusions Through November 30, 2022

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has extended, for the six months, the China Section 301 COVID exclusions which… Read more 

May 3, 2022

USTR Requests Comments on Whether to End China Section 301 Duties

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published notice on their review of China Section 301 trade remedies, which could… Read more