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THE LATEST NEWS FOR ANYTHING FROM ALBA WHEELS UP AND THE REST OF THE CUSTOMS BROKERAGE INDUSTRY.

  • October 23, 2019
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  • Section 301 Tariffs

U.S – CHINA TEMPORARY TRADE DEAL

The U.S. and China announced an agreement to temporarily suspend the planned increase of 5 percent on goods in round 3...
  • September 30, 2019
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  • Customs Border Protection Policy

CBP REVISES REGULATIONS ON STATEMENT PAYMENT

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has amended its regulations regarding statement processing and Automated Clearinghouse to reflect that final statements will...
  • 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 Products The 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 USMCA After 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

REMOVE YOUR CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION

PROTECT YOUR CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
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, 2018 Listing US, China, EU, Canada, Mexico, India tariffs, and process for seeking exemptions Created and Maint
  • December 6, 2017
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