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  • August 23, 2019
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  • Customs Border Protection Policy

IMO’S LOW SULFUR FUEL MANDATE

The global low-sulfur mandate that will take effect on Jan. 1, 2020, presents a potential challenge to the container shipping industry and...
  • August 2, 2019
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PIER PASS INCREASE AUGUST 1, 2019

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 28, 2019-The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) today announced that on August 1, 2019, the Traffic Mitigation...
  • July 31, 2019
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USTR ANNOUNCES FISCAL YEAR 2020 WTO TARIFF

USTR Announces Fiscal Year 2020 WTO Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Raw Cane Sugar, Refined and Specialty Sugar and Sugar-Containing ProductsThe Of
  • July 12, 2019
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TEXTILE AND APPAREL IMPORTS SOARS

The Department of Commerce’s Office of Textiles and Apparel reports that monthly imports of cotton, wool, man made fiber, silk blend,...
  • June 19, 2019
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  • Customs Border Protection Policy

CONTRABAND SEIZED AT PORT OF PHILADELPHIA

Many of you may have already heard that US Customs has seized over $1 billion worth of illegal contraband from the...
  • June 10, 2019
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U.S AND MEXICO DEAL STAVES OFF TARIFFS

After marathon talks and threats of economic sanctions, Mexico and the United States have reached an agreement to curb immigration and...
  • May 3, 2019
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  • Section 301 Tariffs

US CUSTOMS DEMANDS BIGGER BONDS

A tax on a tax: U.S. customs demands bigger bonds as trade tariffs rise CHICAGO (Reuters) - Stephen Wang is counting the...
  • May 1, 2019
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PROPOSED CLASSIFICATION CHANGE

Duty Rates, FTA Qualification Could be Significantly Affected by Proposed Classification Change A recent U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • April 11, 2019
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TEXTILE AND APPAREL IMPORTS REBOUND

The Department of Commerce’s Office of Textiles and Apparel reports that monthly imports of cotton, wool, manmade fiber, silk blend, and...
  • March 8, 2019
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  • Section 301 Tariffs

CHINA TARIFF INCREASE POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

China Tariff Increase Postponed Indefinitely as Congress Moves Forward on Exclusions  An additional tariff on $200 billion worth of imports
  • January 29, 2019
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AIR FREIGHT MARKET UPDATE

 The (recently resolved) government shutdown has showed signs of impacting the air freight market. TSA employees are turning to absenteeism to show...
  • January 22, 2019
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LA-LB PORT SET FOR ANOTHER MONTH OF CONGESTION

US importers shipping through Los Angeles-Long Beach should expect congested marine terminals, lengthy truck turn times, equipment shortages, and distribution warehouses.
  • December 12, 2018
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Quartz Surface Products – ADD & CVD

Some importers may be aware the DOC did indeed find critical circumstances exist with regard to both ADD & CVD. As...
  • November 30, 2018
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PASCRELL WEIGHS PROSPECTS FOR USMCA

After 'excellent' meeting with USTR, Pascrell weighs prospects for USMCAAfter speaking with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday,
  • November 21, 2018
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HAPPY THANKSGIVING

 From all of us at Alba Wheels Up and our global partners, we wish you a happy, safe, and restful Thanksgiving...
  • November 8, 2018
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  • PierPass

PierPass 2.0: What You Need to Know

On Nov 19, the PierPass OffPeak Program Will Change

The current congestion-pricing model, with a Traffic Mitigation F
  • October 26, 2018
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  • Section 301 Tariffs

YOUR STORY MAKES A DIFFERENCE

On October 22, 2018 Erin Ennis Vice-President of the US-China Business Council, addressed the Western Cargo Conference, The Pacific Coast Council’s...
  • October 23, 2018
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  • USMCA

U.S.- MEXICO-CANADA AGREEMENT

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) proposes to loosen some NAFTA rules of origin and tighten others, but the new deal marks more...
  • October 8, 2018
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  • Customs Border Protection Policy

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Customs and Border Protection can publish your international
  • October 3, 2018
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USTR RELEASES TEXT OF NAFTA AGREEMENT

Canada and the United States resolved their differences regarding Canada joining the recently completed US-Mexico Trade Agreement (aka "NAFTA 2.0"). The USTR...
  • October 1, 2018
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PCC TARIFF TRACKER — UPDATE

We have updated the PCC Tariff Tracker in the wake of China’s reduction of their previously announced retaliatory duties on some...
  • August 27, 2018
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DEADLINE FOR FILING GSP REFUND CLAIMS

The deadline is 9-19-18 to file a claim for a refund for GSP merchandise on entries filed during the lapse (1-1-18...
  • August 3, 2018
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PCC TARIFF TRACKER

PCC Tariff Tracker Updated July 23, 2018Listing US, China, EU, Canada, Mexico, India tariffs, and process for seeking exemptionsCreated and Maint
  • December 6, 2017
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