Guidance: Section 301 China Extension Of Covid Product Exclusions

CSMS #52055728: The purpose of this message is to provide guidance regarding the extension of product exclusions from additional Section 301 China duties on certain medical-care products to address COVID-19. BACKGROUND On November 16, 2021, USTR published 86 FR 63438, extending 81 of the COVID exclusions through May 31, 2022.On May 27, 2022, USTR posted a Federal Register notice at.. Read More


New ACE Portal and ACE Reports Videos Now Available

CSMS #51674652 A message from the U.S. CBP Cargo Systems Messaging Service: As the modernization of the ACE Secure Data Portal (ACE Portal) moves forward, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recognizes the benefit of providing resources that help users make the most of legacy ACE Portal and ACE Reports functionality. Below please find links to CBP’s newest videos that.. Read More


ACE: Transitions to New Reports and Data Universes

CSMS #50524702 – Transition to New Reports and Data Universes in ACE Reports on January 20, 2022 Please be advised a transition to upgraded versions of certain data universes in ACE Reports is happening on January 20, 2022. These upgraded data universes all currently have the suffix of “New” in their name to make them easily identifiable. This transition will involve the replacement of.. Read More


ACE Portal Modernization

CSMS #50417689 – ACE Portal Modernization Coming SoonCBP is excited to announce the modernization of the ACE Secure Data Portal (ACE Portal) in several phases over 2022. Initially released in 2003, the ACE Portal is CBP’s free, web-based entry point designed to connect CBP, trade partners, and partner government agencies (PGA). The ACE Portal offers trade users real-time access to.. Read More


Conducting Effective, Internal Trade Compliance Audits

Auditing is one of Customs and Border Protection’s greatest revenue generators and can be quite a nightmare for an importer without the proper trade compliance procedures in place. With the new era of CBP’s Centers of Excellence and Expertise, we are seeing a heightened emphasis being placed on trade compliance auditing – mainly in the issuing of CBP Forms 28s.. Read More