CBP Updates CBMA Procedures and Requirements

On February 8, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection updated the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2017 (CBMA) filing procedures and

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CBP Issues Guidance on Submitting Imports of Products Excluded from Section 301 Duties

On February 8, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued instructions for filing entries that are subject to the Section 301 product

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CBP Issues Guidance for Perfecting Drawback Claims for Section 301 and Section 201 Duties

On February 8, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a Cargo System Messaging Service (CSMS) #19-000050 providing guidance for filers

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USTR Signs Wine and Distilled Spirits Agreements with the UK

On January 31, 2019, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Chief Agricultural Negotiator and the United Kingdom (UK) Ambassador to the U.S.

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EU-Japan Trade Agreement Enters Into Force

On February 1, 2019, the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the European Union (EU) and Japan entered into effect.

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U.S. and China Talks Proceeding Ahead of March Deadline

On January 30 and 31, 2019, high-ranking officials from both the U.S. and China engaged in negotiations over the economic relationship between both

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CBP to Host TFTEA Drawback Support Calls in Support of February Transition

On February 24, 2019, the electronic filing of Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act (TFTEA) drawback claims will become mandatory, according to

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ITC Publishes 2019 HTS

On February 4, 2019, the International Trade Commission (ITC) published the 2019 Basic Edition of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS).

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2019 Quota Will Open for Solar Cells/Modules, Large Residential Washing Machines and Covered Parts in February

On February 7, 2019, the 2019 quota year for crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells (solar cells/modules), residential washing machines and parts will

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U.S. President Issues a New Venezuela-related Executive Order; OFAC issues related General Licenses and Venezuela-related Designation

On January 28, 2019, U.S. President Trump issued the Executive Order on Taking Additional Steps to Address the National Emergency with Respect to

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February ACE Deployment Postponed

On January 29, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #19-00022 the postponement of the

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CBP Releases Section 201, 232, and 301 Reports in ACE for Importers and Brokers

On January 29, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) made available new Section 201, 232, and 301 reports to importers and brokers in the

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Canada Seeks Input on e-Commerce for WTO Negotiations

Published in the Canadian Gazette on January 25, 2019, the Government of Canada seeks input from the Trade regarding future World Trade Organization

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U.S. Government Reopens and is Funded Through February

On January 25, 2019, the U.S. Congress passed H.J. Res. 28 to “provide funding to several government agencies through the earlier of February 28, 2019,

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WCO Marks International Customs Day with SMART Borders for Seamless Trade, Travel and Transport

On January 25, 2019, the World Customs Organization (WCO) marked International Customs Day with the slogan of “SMART borders for seamless Trade, Travel

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