WCO Publishes 2020 AEO Compendium

On December 18, 2020, the World Customs Organization (WCO) announced the publication of the 2020 Compendium of Authorized Economic Operator (AEO)

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Executive Order Issued on Situation in Myanmar (Burma)

On February 11, 2021, U.S. President Joe Biden issued an Executive Order regarding “Blocking Property with Respect to the Situation in Burma.”

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USDA Announces Upland Cotton Special Import Quota #16

On February 4, 2021, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced special import quota #16 for upland cotton. This permits the importation of upland

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USTR Issues Notice on Tariff-Rate Quotas for Certain UK Goods

On February 8, 2021, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) issued a Federal Register Notice (FRN) advising that the goods of the United Kingdom

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CBP Issues Guidance on Entries Subject to AD/CVD Third Country Cases

On February 2, 2021, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #46031819, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued guidance on entries subject to

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CBP Opens Section 201 Quota Periods

On February 4, 2021, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #46065846 and #46065530, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the opening of

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Further Delays Message Set Implementation

On February 3, 2021, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #46044069, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced that implementation of the FWS

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EU Introduces Export Controls on COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments

On January 29, 2021, the European Union (EU) confirmed that it is implementing a measure requiring exports of COVID-19 vaccines to be subject to an

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Section 232 Tariffs to Remain on Aluminum Imports from UAE

In a Presidential Proclamation issued on February 1, 2021, the White House revoked Presidential Proclamation 10139, “Adjusting Imports of Aluminum Into

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EPA Reminds Trade of Compliance Advisory for Imports of Pesticide Products

On January 28, 2021, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #45979837, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a reminder to the trade on

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Commerce Delays License Requirement for Aluminum Imports

On January 27, 2021, in a Federal Register Notice, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) announced the delay in the effective date for the requirement of

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CBP Issues Guidance on Section 232 Aluminum Quotas for the United Arab Emirates

On January 27, 2021, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #45967303, U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued guidance on the newly established

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FDA Issues Import Alert for Hand Sanitizers from Mexico

On January 26, 2021, in a press release, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an import alert on all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from

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U.S. and U.K. Agree to Mutual Recognition of Authorized Economic Operator Programs

On January 21, 2021, in a press release, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced an agreement with the U.K. to formally recognize each other’s

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CBP Issues Guidance on Revisions to Section 301 Duties on Certain EU Goods

On January 11, 2021, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service #45453497, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued guidance on the revisions to the

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