17 01, 2022

A Look At Record High Freight Costs

By | 2022-01-17T19:11:56+00:00 January 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|

We've talked about it time and time again during the past 24 months: relying on shipping from overseas has been a rocky road. There are lots of businesses that depend on overseas shipping, and many of them deal directly with the cost of freight and have faced a variety of [...]

30 11, 2021

Updates to Customs Law: 21st Century Customs Framework

By | 2021-11-30T19:18:27+00:00 November 30th, 2021|U.S. Customs|

Importers and other members of the US trade community should keep their ears to the ground for legislative and regulatory updates, as it has a huge impact in how they conduct business. Today, we'll be talking about the 21st Century Customs Framework, also known as 21CCF. It is a new customs [...]

3 11, 2021

A Look At The New Administrative Reviews On AD/CVD Orders: Fall 2021

By | 2021-11-03T16:06:46+00:00 November 3rd, 2021|U.S. Customs|

You may have already heard that a notice was published by the US Department of Commerce on September 7, 2021. And its main focus is to create some new administrative reviews for importers under countervailing and antidumping (AD/CVD) orders. Recommended reading:  What is Anti-Dumping Duty and Countervailing Duty? (AD/CVD) 4 [...]

21 10, 2021

How To Benefit from Duty-Free Importing with Section 321

By | 2021-10-21T13:49:51+00:00 October 21st, 2021|U.S. Customs|

As an importer, it's essential that you make the most out of Section 321 to help keep you in the green and improve margins, while lowering overall tax liability. Moving commercial goods from the other side of the globe, navigating the logistics of your supply chain, and building a great [...]

29 08, 2021

Outlook on US-China Trade: 2021

By | 2021-08-29T15:12:43+00:00 August 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|

The US / China Trade has been the focus of much concern for the international trade community at large. And more specifically, US trade professionals (and Chinese trade professionals, in theory) have been keeping a close eye on the situation as it develops. The regulatory changes as a result of [...]

24 08, 2021

Importer of Record: Guide

By | 2021-08-24T12:18:30+00:00 August 24th, 2021|U.S. Customs|

Individual or a company engaging in international trade? You ensure compliance with regulatory concerns related to the import and export of the products. When a trade occurs with international parties, compliance with all the local, state, as well as federal laws have to be assured. That's where an importer of [...]

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 [...]

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