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New North American Trade Agreement Will Enter Into Force July 1, USTR Says

2021-02-11T23:17:29+00:00April 25th, 2020|Canada Customs, U.S. Customs|

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.

De Minimus Thresholds Under USMCA

2021-02-24T22:08:50+00:00November 16th, 2019|Canada Customs, Trade Compliance, U.S. Customs|

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.

Canadian Duty Drawbacks: A Risk-Free Way to Recover Money

2021-02-11T23:15:35+00:00July 18th, 2019|Canada Customs|

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.

Modernizing De Minimus: Upcoming New ‘Section 321’ Requirements for Truck Shipments

2021-02-11T23:13:23+00:00November 6th, 2018|Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Trade Compliance, U.S. Customs|

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.

Ask George: What’s The Democratic View on Free Trade?

2021-02-11T23:22:55+00:00December 6th, 2017|International Trade Issues, U.S. Customs|

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...