Customs and Trade News Weekly Snapshot

Here is a recap of the latest customs and international trade law news:      

Customs and Border Protection (CBP)   

  • The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) will hold its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open for the public to attend in person or via webinar.  
  • UFLPA detention notifications in ACE cargo release available in certification environment 
    • The ACE Cargo Release Status Notification (V33) document regarding UFLPA can be found here 
  • CBP and HSI cautions on the real dangers of counterfeit and prohibited goods ahead of holidays 
    • The joint engagement with local media is designed to make the public aware of the real dangers of such products and how these products are part of a larger transnational criminal enterprise. 
  • $3.7 million fake Richard Mille watch seized by Cincinnati CBP 
  • Officers at the Buffalo Port of Entry, Peace Bridge warehouse, seized multiple designer items for bearing counterfeit trademarks. 

  Congress 

  • Congress steps […]
By |2023-11-24T15:13:15-05:00November 24, 2023|Snapshot|Comments Off on Customs and Trade News Weekly Snapshot

Customs and Trade News Weekly Snapshot

Here is a recap of the latest customs and international trade news:

Customs and Border Protection (CBP)   

  • CBP releases October 2023 monthly update. Highlights: 
    • CBP identified nearly $6.8 billion of duties to be collected by the U.S. government. 
    • Stopped 504 shipments valued at more than $199 million for further examination based on the suspected use of forced labor.  
    • Seized 1,499 shipments that contained counterfeit goods valued at more than $160 million if the items had been genuine.  
  • EAPA Actions: 
    • Notice of Investigation and Interim Measures in EAPA Case 7814 – Xanthan Gum from China 
    • Notification of initiation of investigation and interim measures – cast iron soil pipe fittings (CISPF) and cast iron soil pipe (CISP) from the People’s Republic of China 
  • CBP’s Office of Trade’s Broker Management Branch is hosting a webinar on Friday, Dec 15, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. ET titled 2024 Permit Annual User Fee and Triennial Status Report Filing.  
    • The webinar will cover the new […]
By |2023-11-17T17:59:30-05:00November 17, 2023|Snapshot|Comments Off on Customs and Trade News Weekly Snapshot

Customs and Trade News Weekly Snapshot

Here is a recap of the latest customs and international trade law news:     

Customs and Border Protection (CBP)  

  • CBP’s Area Port of Boston announces agreement with operator for a centralized examination station. 
  • Registration for the 2024 Trade Facilitation and Cargo Security Summit will open January 10, 2024 at 12:00 pm ET. 
  • Reminder: ACE entry summary query deployed November 4 which includes the Entry Summary Query enhancement.  
    • The Entry Summary Query enables Automated Broker Interface (ABI) filers to query entry summaries that have been filed in ACE. Additionally, it enables surety companies to query entry summaries for which they have an associated active bond.   
  • Harmonized System Update – start date Nov. 4, 2023: HSU 2313 includes the modifications to HTS records that were recently implemented in Production following Collections Release 7 deployment. 
    • HTS Code: 0802991000 – INSHELL PECANS 
    • HTS Code: 0802991500 – SHELLED PECANS 
    • HTS Code: 0604200020 – FRESH, EVERGREEN CHRISTMAS TREES, DOUGLAS FIR 
    • HTS Code: 0604200040 – FRESH, EVERGREEN CHRISTMAS TREES, FIR EXCEPT DOUGLAS FIR
By |2023-11-10T17:19:11-05:00November 10, 2023|Snapshot|Comments Off on Customs and Trade News Weekly Snapshot

Customs and Trade News Weekly Snapshot

Here is a recap of the latest customs and international trade law news:     

Customs and Border Protection (CBP)  

  • CBP published a bulletin to announce its initiation of antidumping and countervailing duty investigations: Aluminum extrusions from the People’s Republic of China, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Italy, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Taiwan, Thailand, the Republic of Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. 
  • CBP announced that it has processed all outstanding imports subject to the Continuing Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act of 2000, otherwise known as the Byrd Amendment.  
    • During the period of its implementation of the act, CBP disbursed $3.6 billion of antidumping and countervailing duties to affected domestic producers injured by foreign dumping and subsidies. 
  • CBP seized more than $800K in counterfeit merchandise in Puerto Rico 
    • Officers and import specialists seized 44 shipments from various express consignment facilities in Puerto Rico containing products violating intellectual property rights. If the items were genuine, the combined Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) is estimated at $873,000. 
  • Officers in Cincinnati seized three shipments containing 795 pieces of counterfeit […]
By |2023-11-03T16:12:46-04:00November 3, 2023|Snapshot|Comments Off on Customs and Trade News Weekly Snapshot
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