International Trade Compliance

New [U.S.] Food Export Certification Program Launched

September 20, 2018

Starting Oct. 1 the [U.S.] Food and Drug Administration will begin issuing and collecting fees for new export certifications for food for human consumption other than dietary supplements, medical foods, and foods for special dietary use.

[CBP] Pilot Test of Blockchain for NAFTA/CAFTA-DR Certifications to Go Live in September

September 6, 2018

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is planning to launch in September a pilot test of the use of blockchain technology for the certifications of origin used to qualify goods for preferential treatment under NAFTA and CAFTA-DR.

The CFIA Chronicle - Spring 2018

June 28, 2018

For the latest on CFIA initiatives, services, research and other news – check out the latest edition of The CFIA Chronicle.

It includes the following articles:

Customs changes to China's advanced cargo information from June 1

June 14, 2018

China's General Administration of Customs (GACC) is amending its advance cargo information requirements for imports and exports from June 1.

CBP exploring ‘known shipper’ e-commerce concept

June 14, 2018

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is exploring a sort of “known shipper” approach for according trade-processing benefits to e-commerce “partners in compliance” as well as for holding transacting parties accountable for low-value shipment violations, CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan said Tuesday during the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Sixth Annual Global Supply Chain Summit.