EU Requests Members Establish Green Lanes

The coronavirus pandemic is having a major disruptive impact on European transport and mobility.  For this reason, on March 23, 2020, the European Union

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APHIS Issues Updates

On March 27, 2020, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #42176039, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

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Canada Implements Duty Deferment

On March 27, 2020, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that the deadline for all payments due to the Agency will be extended to June 30, 2020. 

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China Imposes Quality Control Measures on Exports of Certain COVID-19 Related Medical Supplies

On March 31, 2020,  the China Ministry of Commerce (MOC), General Administration of Customs (GACC), and National Medical Products Administration (NMPA)

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USTR Announces Exclusions, CBP Issues Guidance

On March 20, 2020 and March 25, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued notices announcing additional exclusions on products of

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The Netherlands Postpones Exporter of Record Enforcement

Due to the current circumstances with Covid-19, Dutch authorities have postponed the enforcement of the April 1st deadline for an exporter of record to be

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FDA & CBP Advise of Potential Processing Delays

On March 18, 2020, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #42065469, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advised of potential delays in the

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CBP Ends Duty Deferment

On March 26, 2020, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #42161666, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that they are no longer

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FDA Issues Guidance for Filing Personal Protective Equipment

On March 23, 2020, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #42124872, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued guidance on filing personal

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CBP Issues Guidance on Section 301 Exclusions

On March 17, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued guidance in Cargo Systems Message Service (CSMS) #42048963 on the tenth round of

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Germany Suspends Export Ban on Medical Equipment

On March 19, 2020, the German Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) suspended their previous order of an export ban for medical protection

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Canada Ratifies USMCA

On March 13, 2020, Canada’s Parliament ratified the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), known as CUSMA in Canada.  The U.S. and Mexico have

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European Commission Issues Border Management Guidelines

On March 16, 2020 - the European Commission presented guidelines to Member States on health-related border management measures in the context of the

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USTR Extends Certain Section 301 List 1 Exclusions

On March 13, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative published a notice of extensions for certain exclusions from List 1 of the Section 301

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CBP Postpones Broker License Exam

On March 17, 2020, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #42054758, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the postponement of the April

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