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Posted: Apr 28, 2020

April 28, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement’s (USMCA’s) enter into force date will be July 1, 2020. The USTR notified Congress that Canada and Mexico have taken measures necessary to comply with their... Read more >

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Posted: Apr 1, 2020

April 1, 2020 – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) created a webpage containing updates and announcements on the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The webpage contains both Trade and Travel announcements and advisories. Trade announcements include COVID-19 related updates such as: Cargo... Read more >

Posted: Mar 27, 2020

March 27, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) granted the third round of exclusions for Chinese origin goods subject to Section 301 additional duties appearing on List 4A. The new exclusions are mainly for medical related products, covering five... Read more >

Posted: Mar 27, 2020

March 27, 2020 – On March 24, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued cargo system message service (CSMS) 42097586 advising they would approve, on a case by case basis, additional days for the payment of estimated duties, taxes,... Read more >

Posted: Mar 26, 2020

March 26, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced they are accepting new Section 301 exclusion requests for Chinese origin medical related products, which may be used to combat the COVID-19 virus. Comments are also being accepted on the... Read more >

Posted: Mar 24, 2020

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Updated May 1, 2020 March 24, 2020 – Due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency, there has been an increase in the importation of protective masks, hand sanitizer, and medical gowns to... Read more >

Posted: Mar 23, 2020

March 23, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) granted an Eleventh Round of Exclusions from Section 301 additional duties being assessed on imports of Chinese origin products found on List 3, that will use exclusion Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS)... Read more >

Posted: Mar 17, 2020

March 17, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) extended eleven exclusions under Section 301 for China, that were set to expire on March 25, 2020. These exclusions, part of the second round of exclusions for List 1 products, will... Read more >

Posted: Mar 13, 2020

March 13, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) granted a tenth round of exclusions from Section 301 additional duties being assessed on imports of Chinese origin products found on List 3, and as well as the second round for... Read more >

Posted: Mar 11, 2020

March 11, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) granted the first round of exclusions from additional Section 301 duties accessed on Chinese origin products appearing on List 4A. Eight complete 10-digit Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) numbers were excluded: 3401.19.0000... Read more >

Posted: Mar 5, 2020

March 5, 2020 – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced they are postponing the 2020 Trade Symposium that was to be held in Anaheim, California, on March 10-11, 2019, at the Hilton Anaheim. The postponement of this year’s Trade... Read more >