Global Trade News & Events

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, 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

Documents Requested for Filing 9801.00.10

CBP issued CSMS #17-000046 on 01/31/2017 to remind the trade community of the documents that may be requested when an importer files under the subheading 9801.00.10. This message is important because of the change to 9801.00.10 on 04/25/2016 which now allows from non-U.S. origin goods to be returned without having been advanced in value or improved in condition. Specifically, section.. Read More

2017 Reconciliation Seminar

CASAS International Brokerage Inc. is hosting a Reconciliation Seminar on April 12, 2017 at the San Diego Country Club in San Diego, CA. CASAS will lead the seminar alongside International Trade law and U.S. Customs Compliance experts from the Zisser Group. The seminar will cover topics such as Valuation, Cost Submission, and Reconciliation in ACE and is free to all CASAS +.. Read More