Global Trade News & Events

First the TPP, Now NAFTA

On January 23, 2017,  President Trump formally announced the removal of the United States from participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP is a trade deal which was being negotiated under the Obama administration. It involved twelve nations including Japan and Canada. Now, only a few months later, the President is making moves on renegotiating and/or completely terminating U.S. involvement in another trade.. Read More


C-TPAT: Container + Trailer Seals

As a certified C-TPAT company, we are committed to educating all our Business Partners on critical supply chain security issues and practices. We recommend all vendors, carriers, freight forwarders and third party logistics providers use high security seals on all containers bound for the United States in order to achieve optimum container security. All high security seals used for the.. Read More


Classification Analysis: Electronics Waste & Scrap Importations

Many importers struggle with determining how to classify their electronics waste and scrap importations into the USA. Importers and brokers alike should reference CBP Rulings such as HQ H218910 alongside the HTSUS and its Explanatory Notes in order to better understand the way in which CBP handles these waste and scrap importations. The HQ H218910 ruling suggests that the classification of waste and scrap of any kind is.. Read More


The Future of NAFTA

Just in case you’ve been living under a rock or simply haven’t been paying attention, U.S. President Donald Trump is not at all happy with the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and we should all be concerned. President Trump has gone as far as saying that “NAFTA is the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere, but certainly ever.. Read More


MEXPORT 2017

MEXPORT, the premier cross border business expo in the Cali-Baja region promoting trade and business opportunities, will be held Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 10 AM to 4:30 PM in Otay Mesa. This event is organized by the Otay Chamber of Commerce. Mexport 2017 is guaranteed to be a worthwhile event for importers, exporters, and service providers alike. Be sure to stop by our booth as.. Read More