USMCA Implementation Regulations Webinar

Join us as we discuss the implementation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which enters into effect on July 1st. Get the latest from CBP regarding: Certificates of origin USMCA Verifications De-Minimus Rules Rules of Origin Among several other important Register via this link. Speakers & Panelists Maya KamarDirector, Textile and Trade Agreements Division, Office of TradeCustoms and Border Protection David CortezSenior.. 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

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

Trump Nixes U.S. Participation in TPP

President Donald Trump officially abandoned U.S. participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership on January 23, 2017 at the start of his first full week in office as the President of the United States. While Congress had failed to approve the trade deal during the Obama presidency, Mr. Trump’s swift action on the matter serves to re-iterate his staunch criticism of the TPP.. Read More

Online Notices of Extension, Suspension and Liquidation

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has officially changed the platform on which they deliver Official Notices of  Extension, Suspension and Liquidation. While historically these notices have been printed and mailed or posted in customshouses, CBP now publishes this archive digitally – promising daily updates as liquidations are processed. To access this free archive, visit Per the CBP’s Bulletin Notice.. Read More