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Oct 6, 2021

Have Your Say: U.S. Trade Representative Accepting Comments about Reinstating Certain China Section 301 Exclusions

U.S. importers should be aware that the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) will start accepting written comments about reinstating… Read more 

Sep 29, 2021

Good News for U.S. Importers: China Section 301 COVID-Related Exclusions Extended

U.S. importers of Chinese origin goods should be aware that the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has extended Section… Read more 

Sep 28, 2021

APHIS Changes Import Permit Procedures for Plant and Planting Product Importers as of September 27th, 2021

Plant and planting product importers must be aware that the Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) division of the… Read more 

Sep 21, 2021

Fiscal Year 2022 Sugar TRQ Announced and Allocated by Country

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Sugar Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) on… Read more 

Sep 21, 2021

Live Animal Permit Applications to Use APHIS eFile Beginning September 17, 2021

The Veterinary Service (VS) of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced that the VS… Read more 

Sep 16, 2021

Reminder: Lacey Act Phase VI Enforcement to Begin October 1, 2021

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will require a Lacey… Read more 

Sep 2, 2021

CBP Announces Updates on Guidance Regarding Returned Goods

The CBP announced updated guidance for importers and customs brokers when importing foreign-origin goods returned to the U.S.… Read more 

Aug 30, 2021

Good News – Importer Cotton Assessment Fee to Decrease October 25th, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has issued a direct final rule that decreases the… Read more 

Aug 23, 2021

Exporters of military end use products to require expanded licensing requirements

U.S. exporters who ship goods abroad to entities and governments for military end use will have a longer… Read more 

Aug 4, 2021

CBP Update on Forced Labor WRO on Hoshine China Silicon Industry Co. Ltd.

U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP), issued a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) specific to the Withhold Release Order… Read more