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March 2018

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Making E-Commerce Safer: CBP Releases New E-Commerce Strategy

posted by Jennifer Diaz March 27, 2018 0 comments

fragileOn December 1, 2016, we wrote about U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) new E-Commerce and Small Business Branch, which was created to help consumers and merchants safely navigate the complexities associated with the steady rise of global e-commerce. CBP defines e-commerce as high-volume, low-value shipments purchased via electronic means. E-commerce shipments pose the same health, safety, and economic security risks as containerized shipments, but the volume is higher and growing. Additionally, transnational criminal organizations are shipping illicit goods to the U.S. via small packages due to a perceived lower interdiction risk and less severe consequences if the package is interdicted.

In an effort to combat those risks and have a stronger trade posture in the e-commerce environment, the CBP released its e-commerce strategy. The new e-commerce strategy addresses the growing volume of imported small packages and the challenges it presents for the U.S. economy and security.

The strategy includes efforts to educate the public and trade community to ensure they understand their responsibilities as importers to comply with customs regulations.

What New Challenges Does E-Commerce Pose to the U.S.

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What Keeps You Up at Night – Webinars for Compliance Professionals

posted by Jennifer Diaz March 21, 2018 0 comments

fffffWe took a poll to capture ALL of the topics that you wanted to learn about and decided to host 8 webinars for compliance professionals (FREE for clients) with leading experts on topics ranging from Importing 101/201, Exporting 201, to CTPAT, and FDA Compliance and more! Check out our complete list of topics, and click on the topic for more information on the specific learning objectives of each webinar and your expert speakers.

Did I mention that clients of Diaz Trade Law and Diaz Trade Consulting join for FREEPlease email info@diaztradelaw.com for your code!

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