Matt Schmitt

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CBP Reminds Importers of Eligibility to Submit Post Summary Corrections for Craft Modernization Act Deferred Tax Bills

On September 20, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #39891377, reminding importers of the

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UK Signs Economic Partnership Agreement with Six African Nations

On September 10, 2019, the United Kingdom (UK) signed an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique

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UK Publishes Guidance on Paying Reduced Rates of Customs Duty

On September 16, 2019, the government of the United Kingdom (UK) published duty and tax reduction guidance.

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Certificates of Export Requirement Imposed on Korean Steel Quota Products

On September 18, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a Federal Register Notice (FRN) 84 FR 49115 announcing that valid certificates

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CBP Requests Public Comments on Section 321 E-Commerce Data Pilot

On September 13, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued Federal Register Notice (FRN) 84 FR 48363, which invites the public and members of

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UK Posts Informational Webinar Getting Ready for Brexit for Traders

On September 13, 2019, the government of the United Kingdom (UK) added a new informational webinar to help traders prepare for Brexit.

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EU Issues Updated Guidance on Military Exports

On September 16, 2019, the Council of the European Union (EU) amended Council Common Position 2008/944/CFSP on arms export controls to account for

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EU to Transition to Online AEO System

On October 1, 2019, the European Union (EU) will begin requiring applications for Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) status to be submitted electronically

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USTR Announces Additional Exclusions on Lists 1-3 of the Section 301 Tariffs

On September 17, 2019, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued three separate notices announcing additional exclusions on products

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Malaysia Updates the SST Policy

On September 1, 2019, the Royal Malaysian Customs Department issued an update to the Sales and Service Tax (SST) Policy on the implementation of four

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FDA Launches FEI Portal

On September 13, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #39785981 announcing the Food and Drug

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ICC Publishes Incoterms 2020

On September 10, 2019, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) published Incoterms 2020, the most recent edition of the commonly accepted definitions

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U.S. State Department Releases Draft Guidance for Exporting Surveillance Technology

On September 4, 2019, the U.S. Department of State released their draft guidance for the Export of Surveillance Technology.

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China Issues First Round Product Exclusions Decision

On September 11, 2019, the government of China’s State Tariff Committee issued the first round of product exclusions on the retaliatory tariffs issued in

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UK Updates Guidance on Sanctions List

On August 30, 2019, the government of the United Kingdom (UK) issued updated guidance regarding certain economic sanctions imposed by the UK.

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