CBP Proposes Rule to Require Customs Brokers to Verify an Importer’s Identity

On August 14, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register that would require customs

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WCO Publishes 2019 Edition of the AEO Compendium

On August 9, 2019, the World Customs Organization (WCO) published the 2019 edition of the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Compendium.

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CBP Announces Test for Entry of Section 321 Low Valued Shipments in ACE

On August 13, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced in a Federal Register Notice (FRN) they will conduct a test of new functionalities

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CBP Announces October Customs Broker Exam

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has posted a notice to its website, announcing the October 2019 Customs Broker License Examination. CBP states

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European Commission Publishes Recommendations on Internal Compliance Programs for Dual-Use Trade Controls

On July 30, 2019, the European Commission (EC) published guidance that provides a framework to identify and manage dual-use trade controls' impact and

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USTR Announces Next Steps on Proposed 10 Percent Tariff on Imports from China

On August 13, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a press release announcing the next steps on the proposed additional 10% tariffs on

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CBP Announces Changes to MPF for Fiscal Year 2020

On August 1, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced in a Federal Register Notice (FRN) changes to various fees, including the

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CBP Issues Guidance on Eighth Round of Product Exclusions for Section 301 Trade Remedies

On August 7, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued guidance in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #39268267 on the eighth round of

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Colombia Updates Customs Regulations

On July 2, 2019, the Government of Colombia published Presidential Decree 1165, updating the “Régimen de Aduanas” outlined in Decree 1609 published in

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CBP Updates Forfeiture Remission Guidelines for Export Control Violations

On July 30 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published updated forfeiture remission guidelines for export control violations.

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Mexico Agrees to the Replacement Protocol of the USMCA and to Parallel Agreements with U.S.

On July 29, 2019, Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Relations published a decree in the Diario Oficial approving the protocol for replacing the North American

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USTR Issues Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 3

On August 2, 2019, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a pre-publication notice for product exclusions from the Section 301 tariffs

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CBP Issues Guidance on Seventh Round of Product Exclusions for Section 301 Trade Remedies

On August 2, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued guidance in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #39169565 on the seventh round of

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State Department Requests Comment on the Proposed Consolidation, Re-Organization of ITAR Exemptions

On July 26, 2019, the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) announced in a Federal Register Notice (FRN) that it is

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WTO Issues 2019 Editions of Annual Statistical Publications

On July 29, 2019, the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued its annual statistical publications, “World Trade Statistical Review” and “Trade Profiles” for

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