Weekly Trade Briefing: June 7-11, 2021

2021-06-16T15:27:44+00:00June 15th, 2021|Canada Customs, International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts., Trade Compliance, U.S. Customs|

Find out what the latest trade developments are from CBSA workers holding strike votes over pay and 'toxic workplace culture' - to a ruling where #importers must file protests with CBP in order to preserve their ability to obtain duty refunds in connection with exclusions from Section301 tariffs, we've detailed these and much more for you here.

Ford Could Face $1.3 Billion in Penalties Over Alleged Duty Evasion Scheme

2021-06-10T13:44:50+00:00June 9th, 2021|Other Government Agencies/Depts., Trade Compliance, U.S. Customs|

What does this 'duty evasion scheme' look like - that the Ford Motor Company has allegedly used? U.S. Customs has issued a pre-penalty notice to the company demanding $181 million in duties with an additional $1.3 billion in import penalties on the horizon. We detail everything you need to know about this major story here.

Commerce Finalizes June 28 Start Date for Aluminum Import Monitoring System

2021-05-25T16:42:18+00:00May 22nd, 2021|Other Government Agencies/Depts., Trade Compliance, U.S. Customs|

Commerce has confirmed June 28 as the start date for the new AIM System that was delayed earlier this year in response to critical public feedback. Find out more about the adjustments since made to the requirements in order to reduce confusion, better align with industry terminology and allow time for U.S. manufacturers to update their systems with improved tracking capability.

DHS Study on Cross-Border E-commerce Proposes New AEO Program, Data Sharing Rules

2021-05-12T17:09:51+00:00May 11th, 2021|Other Government Agencies/Depts., Trade Compliance, U.S. Customs|

‘Data gaps’ in e-commerce? You bet there are. With explosive growth of cross-border market reliance on e-commerce comes increased risk of trade violation and the potential for sales of harmful or unsafe goods. What are the gaps and challenges that US Customs have identified? What are the proposed solutions and strategies to overcome them? We detail the answers and more here.