As previously reported, the 25% China retaliatory tariff slated for January 1, 2019 has been postponed until March 1, 2019. The U.S. Trade Representative has published their official notification in the Federal Register.  CBP has sent out the latest update to the 2019 Harmonized Tariff Schedule to allow for the 90 day extension of Chinese goods that would have been subject to the additional 25% tariff. Unless an [...]

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The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) published the following news article. We want to share it with you so that you are aware of the situation and to make clear the timeline for the 90-day extension announced by the White House on December 1. Until the U.S. Trade Representative publishes the official notice in the Federal Register, we will be unable to pre-clear goods arriving in 2019. We will contin [...]

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One of the biggest hurdles an exporter faces is to determine if the product they are shipping requires a license. As the exporter, it is your responsibility to know your customer - the party to whom you are selling your product!

Supplement 3 to Part 732 of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) is a "Know Your Customer" guide from the Bureau of Industry & Security (BIS).  B [...]

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