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U.S. to Suspend, Roll Back Tariffs on Imports from China

December 17, 2019

President Trump announced Dec. 13 a phase one trade agreement with China under which the U.S. will not impose the additional 15 percent tariff on List 4B goods imported from China that was set to take effect Dec. 15. An official notice implementing this action is scheduled to be published in the Dec. 18 Federal Register.

(CBP) E-Commerce Data Pilot Expanded and Extended

December 17, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is adding shipments arriving by ocean and international mail to the scope of an ongoing test under which additional data elements for Section 321 goods are transmitted in advance of their arrival. CBP is also extending this test through August 2021...

Now that Brexit's a go, how about that Canada-U.K. trade deal?

December 17, 2019

...U.K. election might have settled the question of whether Brexit will proceed, but it didn't settle how it will work, so trade partners such as Canada aren't any farther ahead. 

Just in time for the holidays - Introduction to Customs Administration and Procedures, 2nd Edition textbook now available!

December 12, 2019

We are thrilled to announce that the Introduction to Customs Administration and Procedures, 2nd Edition textbook is now available for purchase!

Whether you’re looking to introduce new employees to this industry or simply want it for reference, this book will provide you with a detailed overview of the requirements for importation and exportation of goods in Canada.

NAFTA 2.1: The changes Democrats (and Canada) settled on

December 12, 2019

Canada has again joined Mexico and the U.S. to sign on to the final — and this time they really mean final, apparently — text to improve the North American free trade agreement.