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6 08, 2021

US Trade Deficit Updates

By | 2021-08-06T18:38:05+00:00 August 6th, 2021|U.S. Customs|

Some welcome news for the US trade community in regards to the trade deficit -- according to the US Bureau of Economic Analysis and the US Census Bureau, the monthly international trade deficit of the US was reduced in Spring 2021. A trade deficit occurs when a country imports more [...]

19 06, 2021

How The False Claims Act Can Impact Trade

By | 2021-06-19T19:53:14+00:00 June 19th, 2021|U.S. Customs|

The False Claims Act (FCA) applies to a huge range of different types of financial interactions with the Federal Government of the United States. When private companies, like importers, can result in legal exposure can result from false claims -- for payment to the government. We’ll be looking at how [...]

2 06, 2021

CBP’s Updates to Antidumping / Countervailing Regulations: CDSOA

By | 2021-06-02T16:56:58+00:00 June 2nd, 2021|Forms and Documents, U.S. Customs|

Last month, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) made a Federal Register Notice public entitled: “Distribution of Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset to Affected Domestic Producers”. The Federal Register has been an incredibly vital line of communication between CBP and the global trade community, publishing notices almost weekly since 2003. [...]

19 05, 2021

Your Ultimate Importer’s Resource Guide

By | 2021-05-19T15:28:34+00:00 May 19th, 2021|U.S. Customs|

Staying on top of regulatory bodies, changes in legislation, access to resources for importers can be a full time undertaking. If you’re anything like the importers that we work with on a daily basis, then you don’t have much time to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty [...]

19 04, 2021

Trade is the Catalyst for Economic Recovery

By | 2021-04-19T14:45:18+00:00 April 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|

In a special report by an interdivisional team at United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), they provide a synthesis on the substantive analysis and dialogue undertaken by the team at UNCTAD. This research, of course, was rooted in a desire to bring light to various obstacles as well [...]

5 04, 2021

What Importers Need to Know About CBP’s 2021-2026 Strategy

By | 2021-04-05T16:54:39+00:00 April 5th, 2021|U.S. Customs|

At the start of 2021, CBP released their 2021-2026 strategy for operation that outlined a new mission and vision statement. In essence, the strategy lays out CBP’s commitment to creating a more safe and prosperous nation, and the priorities that will take them there.  Mission  “Protect the American people, safeguard [...]

15 03, 2021

CBP’s Operational Updates for 2021

By | 2021-03-15T17:04:20+00:00 March 15th, 2021|U.S. Customs|

Earlier this year, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released an update that outlines their plan for improvements and modifications to their operations going forward in 2021. CBP is responsible for law enforcement (for individuals passing through the border, as well as commercial goods) across 300 ports of entry.  As [...]

7 03, 2021

Market Challenges & Opportunities in Trade 2021

By | 2021-03-07T14:58:55+00:00 March 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|

An outlook for the year ahead will inevitably be a bit hazy. Today, we delve into the biggest trade challenges and opportunities facing the trade industry across four industries in the coming year. On top of the pandemic grinding the economy to a near-halt, there have been other political factors [...]

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