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September 2020

Typhoons hitting Korea and Japan will probably cause delays Two typhoons ripped through the Western Pacific the first week of September, disrupting shipping in Korea and Japan.  Expect delays in cargo originating in these countries. […]

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August 2020

China Origin Labeling to be Required for Imports from Hong Kong, Raising Tariff Concerns (From Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report) U.S. Customs and Border Protection has announced that imported goods produced in Hong Kong […]

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July 2020

Businesses Advised to Intensify Efforts to Identify Forced Labor in China Supply Chains (From Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report) U.S. businesses, investors, and others with potential exposure in their supply chains to China’s Xinjiang […]

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June 2020

Increased Customs exams, delays in Savannah We have noticed an increase in Customs exams in Savannah in the last 3-4 weeks.  The CES’s are short-staffed to provide social distancing during the exams, which causes delays. […]

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May 2020

FMC Issues Long-Awaited Decision on Demurrage and Detention (From NCBFAA) On April 28, 2020, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC or Commission) issued its long-awaited interpretive rules on the reasonableness of carrier and marine terminal operator […]

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April 2020

Tax Payment and Other Filing Due Dates Postponed by TTB (From NCBFAA) On March 31, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) announced the postponement of several filing and payment due dates by 90-days. This applies […]

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March 20, 2020

CBP Accepting Requests for Duty-Payment Extensions (From NCBFAA) Due to the effect COVID-19 is having on the Trade industry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is accepting requests for duty-payment extensions. Interested parties should send requests to us at one of […]

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March 17, 2020

USMCA Bill Passed by Canadians – USTR Notifies Congress that USMCA will go into effect June 1st  (From Wendt & Temples) The Canadian House of Commons and Senate approved USMCA enabling legislation on Friday, and […]

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March 2020

Wood moldings from China & Brazil (From Sandler Travis) Commerce reports preliminary affirmative AD and/or CV injury determinations on wood moldings and millwork products from Brazil and China.  We will report further determinations as they arise. […]

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