March 2019 Newsletter

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ISF Enforcement: Penalties, Filing Errors, and Mitigation

ISF requires importers and carriers to provide a set of information for any shipments being imported into the United States within at least 24 hours before loading their shipments or else they may face major.

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How a Steel Box Changed the World: A Brief History of Shipping

Container shipping moves 95% of all manufactured goods around the world. In 2017 more than four trillion dollars of products were sent over the oceans. It’s an industry that underpins the global economy. But it wasn’t always as big or as efficient as it is today.

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What’s an Importer to Do About the Section 301 Tariffs?

As you are aware, on July 6, 2018, with the trade war between the US and China looming, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) implemented the imposition of an additional 25% duties on $34 billion on certain Chinese imports that contain “industrially significant technologies”

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Tariffs Raise Concerns Among Business Leaders

In response to the U.S. – China trade deal meeting delay, American business leaders continue expressing concerns, stating that the end of the tariff impact is far from over and continues to negatively impact business operations.

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CBP, BIS, and Other Agencies Launch a New Task Force To Combat Counterfeit Goods

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a press release announcing a new multi-agency task force, The Global Trade Task Force (GTTF), which is designed to protect national security and combat counterfeit goods.

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