The NCBFAA Educational Institute (NEI) is looking for importers and exporters to take a quick survey about their experience with their customs brokers and offer their thoughts on the industry overall.
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative announced today that it will extend certain Section 301 tariff exclusions on products used to treat COVID-19 through September; these exclusions were previously set to expire on March 31, 2021.
Join us online March 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CST, to hear from the leaders responsible for the architecture of CARM. We will dissect the registration and delegation process, program timelines and the benefits of CARM during this importer centric session.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced that starting March 15, transactions covering a wide range of commodities will be rejected unless the registration number of a valid Safe Food for Canadians license is entered on the customs import declaration.
With the notification to Congress, the U.S. became the third country to have completed its domestic legislative procedures needed to implement the deal, the final step necessary for the USMCA to take effect this summer. However, some are doubtful the three countries can achieve a comprehensive implementation in such a short time.
Frequently highlighted by many as a positive outcome from renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, the new trade deal between the Canada, Mexico and the United States raised the so-called de minimus thresholds under which low-value parcels can be imported duty/tax free, usually with a simplified customs process.
Duty drawback is a customs program administered by the Canada Border Services Agency that is designed to help Canadian companies be more competitive in the global marketplace by allowing them to fully recover the duties, taxes and other fees paid on imported goods that are later exported from the country under certain conditions.
As part of an effort to modernize the handling of certain low-value imports, U.S. Customs and Border Protection has announced that beginning next year all commercial truck shipments containing “Section 321 merchandise” will be required to file an advance electronic manifest in accordance with the guidelines specified in the Trade Act of 2002.
The 2016 Presidential Election was among the most divisive in US history. On November 8,2016, President Donald J. Trump prevailed over former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, to secure the presidency until the 2020 election. Among the more popular tenets of his platform was a firm stance on international trade, which was often referred to as...