New USMCA Requirement for Apparel Sewing Thread Now in Effect

2021-07-02T14:26:17+00:00July 1st, 2021|Other Government Agencies/Depts., U.S. Customs|

With the coming into force of a new provision in the USMCA, effective July 1, the sewing thread used in apparel must be made within the USMCA region for the goods to be considered originating. Find out more about how such goods containing non-originating materials may still be eligible for duty-free treatment.

ACE Drawback Programming Error Affecting Certain MPF Calculations

2021-06-25T10:40:58+00:00June 23rd, 2021|Trade Compliance, U.S. Customs|

Have you been affected by the programming error in the Automated Commercial Environment(ACE) that is preventing you from correctly apportioning drawback of the Merchandise Processing Fee when the designated entry includes goods not subject to MPF? Find out the details on this, along with steps you can take to file your claim, until this issue is fixed.