CBP Announces the Suspension of Section 301 List 4B Tariffs

On December 13, 2019, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #40984510, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that the implementation of

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CSBA Extends FAST Lane Eligibility

On December 9, 2019, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) published Customs Notice 19-23 amending the eligibility criteria for Free and Secure Trade

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USTR Proposes Additional Section 301 Tariffs on EU Goods

On December 9, 2019, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published a notice proposing additional tariffs of up to 100% on various EU

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U.S. and Vietnam Sign Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement

On December 9, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced in a press release that the U.S. and Vietnam signed a Customs Mutual Assistance

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CBP Reminds Importers of New Unit of Quantity Assignments

On December 6, 2019, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #40901710, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reminded importers that the new unit of

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CBP Issues Guidance on Section 301 List 3 Round 5 Exclusions

On December 6, 2019, U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued guidance in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #40901928 on the fifth round of

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EPA Proposes Significant New Use Rules Under TSCA for 19 Chemicals

On December 5, 2019, in a draft Federal Register Notice (FRN), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed significant new use rules (SNURs) under

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CBP Annual User Fee Due in January

On November 27, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the due date and amount of the 2020 annual user fee that is assessed for each

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EU Plant Health Rules Effective December 14th

The October 2018 European Union (EU) Regulation 2016/2031 on protective measures against plant pests, that was adopted on 13 December 2016, will enter

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USTR Proposes Section 301 Tariffs on French Goods

On December 2, 2019, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published a notice proposing additional tariffs of up to 100% on French goods. 

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CBP Deactivates Ports for Cargo

On November 26, 2019, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #40794179, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the deactivation of two

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USTR Announces New Exclusions on List 3 of the Section 301 Tariffs

On November 26, 2019, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a notice announcing additional exclusions on products of Chinese origin

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CBP to Increase Inspections for Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus

On November 21, 2019, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #40723509, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced increased inspections on

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CBP Posts Updated Drawback Error Dictionary

On November 19, 2019, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #40696807, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published version 14 of the Drawback

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European Commission Publishes Report on Dual-Use Technologies

On November 9, 2019, the European Commission published a summary report covering a study on materials dependencies for dual-use technologies relevant to

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