CBP Requires Advance Electronic Data for Postal Shipments

On December 31, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced they would require Advance Electronic Data (AED) on all international mail

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USTR Announces Section 301 Product Exclusions

On December 28, 2018, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced in a Federal Register Notice (FRN) the addition of Section 301

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CBP to Hold Public Meeting for 21st Century Framework

On December 21, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that they plan to hold a public meeting on Friday, March 1, 2019, to discuss

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CBP Releases List of Federal Holidays for Calendar Year 2019

On December 17, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released a list of Federal holidays for calendar year 2019 in Cargo Systems Messaging

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Mexico Updates the General Rules of Foreign Trade

On November 30, 2018, the Mexican Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP) published the Third Resolution of Modifications to the General Rules

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Government Closure for December 24th Holiday

On December 18, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order declaring December 24, 2018 a Federal Holiday. U.S. Customs and Border

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USTR Officially Announces Delay in Section 301 Tariff Increase

The Section 301 tariff increase from 10% to 25% has been delayed to March 2, 2019, according to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)

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CBP Publishes Modernized Drawback Final Rule

On December 18, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a Federal Register Notice (FRN) finalizing the modernized drawback rules, as

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CBP Issues Requirements for Importing Regulated Composite Wood Products

On December 11, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued the requirements for importing regulated composite wood products in Cargo Systems

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Manifest Required for Section 321 Truck Shipments in January

On January 1, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will require all commercial truck shipments containing Section 321 merchandise to file an

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WCO Signs Memorandum of Understanding with IMF

On December 1, 2018, the World Customs Organization (WCO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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WTO Report Shows Rise in Trade Restrictions

On December 11, 2018, the World Trade Organization (WTO) published the Director-General’s annual report on trade-related developments. The report shows

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Treasury/OFAC Updates Virtual Currency FAQs

On November 28, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published two new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Canada Announces Implementation of the CPTPP

On December 5, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) published Customs Notice 18-22, announcing the implementation date of the Comprehensive

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CBP Publishes Periodic Monthly Statement Dates for 2019

On December 6, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #18-000715, the Periodic Monthly

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WTO Publishes Analysis of Blockchain on International Trade

On November 27, 2018, the World Trade Organization (WTO) published an analysis on the potential impact of Blockchain technology on international trade.

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WCO Dedicates 2019 to Transforming Frontiers into SMART Borders

On November 8, 2018, the World Customs Organization (WCO) announced they would devote 2019 to swift and smooth cross-border movement with the slogan,

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ITA Releases New Market Diversification Tool for Exporters

On November 15, 2018, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, announced the release of the International Trade Administration’s (ITA) new Market

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President Announces US will not Raise Tariffs on $200 Billion in Chinese Goods

On December 1, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi agreed to maintain the tariffs on $200 billion worth of products from China at

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