U.S. Now Requires COVID-19 Vaccination at Land Ports of Entry

2022-01-26T15:58:23+00:00January 26th, 2022|COVID-19, International Trade Issues, Logistics & Supply Chain Management|

Effective January 22, 2022, non-U.S. individuals seeking entry into the U.S. through land ports of entry and ferry terminals at the U.S.-Mexico and U.S.-Canada borders must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide related proof of vaccination. Details here.

Expect Strict Enforcement of Xinjian Import Ban, Lawyers Warn

2022-01-21T18:32:27+00:00January 21st, 2022|Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Trade Compliance, U.S. Customs|

Does your business import products and/or is related to the supply of products from China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region? An import ban is soon to be coming into effect, which will further affect supply chain issues. Read on to find out all the details here.

Biden Signs Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act – Businesses Have Six Months to Prepare

2021-12-31T16:14:33+00:00December 31st, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts., Trade Compliance|

Will you business be affected by the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (H.R. 6256)? Imposition of new restrictions on goods from China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region over concerns about forced labor are on their way. Find out all the details here.

Canada to Join Mexico in USMCA Auto Dispute; Trudeau Directs Ministers to Combat U.S. Protectionism

2021-12-31T16:13:09+00:00December 30th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts.|

Canada plans to formally join Mexico in calling for an arbitration panel to resolve a dispute with the United States over how to interpret rules governing the origin of vehicle parts, according a Bloomberg report last week. Find out all the details here.

White House Approves Modifications to 2022 HTSUS, Suspends AGOA Benefits for Three African Countries

2021-12-31T16:10:17+00:00December 29th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts., U.S. Customs|

Implementation of the 5-year update to the World Custom Organization’s global Harmonized System is well on it's way now with the White House approval. Details here.

Facing ‘Determined’ White House, Canada May Realign Its EV Tax Incentives

2021-12-16T17:05:14+00:00December 15th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts.|

“It doesn’t appear that Canada’s lobbying efforts have changed any minds at the White House." The Biden administration continues to defended the electric vehicle tax provisions in its “Build Back Better” legislation as Ottawa looks for solutions. Read on to find out all the details.

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