APHIS Extends Unoriginal Electronic Document Acceptance

On January 1, 2022, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #50564724, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection

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APHIS To End Unoriginal Electronic Document Acceptance

On December 14, 2021, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #50385642, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection

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CBP Issues Guidance on COVID-19 Section 301 Exclusion Extensions

On November 24, 2021, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #50183808, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued guidance on the extensions of

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Mexico Temporarily Suspends Some Services due to COVID-19

On August 12, 2021, in the Diario Oficial, Mexico’s Ministry of Economy announced the suspension of several activities caused by the increase in confirmed

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FDA Revokes Certain Emergency Use Authorizations

On June 30, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the revocation of Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) for the following products:

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APHIS to Accept Electronic Documents through December 2021

On July 2, 2021, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #48666151, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

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EU Extends Waiver on Customs Duties and VAT Certain COVID-19 Related Products

On April 19, 2021, in a press release, the European Union (EU) announced the extension of the temporary waiver of customs duties and value-added tax (VAT)

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EU Commission Publishes FAQs on COVID-19 Vaccine Export Requirements

On February 12, 2021, the European Union (EU) Commission published frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the export requirements for Covid-19 vaccines. The

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Next COAC Meeting Scheduled for March 17, 2021

On February 19, 2021, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced in a Federal Register Notice (FRN) the upcoming meeting of the Commercial

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Czech Republic Announces COVID-19 VAT Exemptions

On December 16, 2020, in a financial bulletin, the Czech Republic Ministry of Finance announced that certain medical items would be exempt from

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CBP Announces Remote Broker License Examination Option

On February 18, 2021, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #46291452, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that the April 21, 2021

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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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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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U.S. Department of State Extends Temporary ITAR Suspensions

On December 11, 2020, in a Federal Register Notice (FRN), the U.S. Department of State announced the extension of “certain temporary suspensions,

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FEMA Extends and Revises PPE Export Restrictions

On December 31, 2020, the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published a temporary final rule in the Federal Register extending the

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