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 [...]

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 [...]

14 02, 2021

The 2021 Forecast for Global Trade

By | 2021-02-14T16:33:11+00:00 February 14th, 2021|U.S. Customs|

With 2021 underway, and 2020 behind us, global trade experts are making predictions for what the road ahead looks like. As importers, it is critical that you stay informed during these times. If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we should expect the unexpected, but set ourselves up for [...]

8 02, 2021

Tips for Shippers: Leveraging Ocean Transport

By | 2021-02-08T17:17:13+00:00 February 8th, 2021|Ocean Cargo, U.S. Customs|

Most importers will be familiar with ocean transport for commercial goods in one way or another. Ocean shipping has been a central mode of moving goods throughout the world for centuries! Today, we see an increased reliance on ocean shipping in the advent of the pandemic. Even more so in [...]

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