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New Regulations for Dogs Entering the U.S. Starting August 1

Beginning August 1, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will implement new requirements for dogs entering the United States, as announced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of Field Operations. Requirements for dogs entering the U.S.: Dogs must appear healthy upon arrival. Dogs must be at least six months old. […]

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Revolutionizing Trade: The Electronic Certification System (eCERT)

In May, a significant milestone in global trade efficiency was celebrated with the deployment of the Electronic Certification System (eCERT) in the Republic of Korea. This innovative system is transforming the way trade documents are processed and authenticated, setting a new standard for global trade efficiency. eCERT represents a collaborative effort between government and industry […]

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Changes in Section 301 Exclusions: Is Your Tariff Exemption Extended?

Starting June 15, importers of hundreds of goods from China will face increased costs as the Biden administration has chosen not to renew Section 301 tariff exclusions for these products. However, exclusions for over 150 other items will be extended for another year. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has announced that all […]

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Importer Wins Removal of Section 301 Duties After Challenging CBP Classification

In a recent legal victory, U.S. importer Water Pik has successfully avoided Section 301 duties on its electromechanical oral hygiene devices imported from China. This outcome follows Water Pik’s challenge against the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) classification of these products (Water Pik v. United States, CIT # 23-00083). The Case at a Glance […]

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How to Handle Organic Shipments Returned to the U.S.

Handling organic shipments that are returned to the U.S. can be a complex process, especially when the foreign exporter lacks an organic certificate for the product. Here’s a comprehensive guide to help customs brokers navigate this scenario effectively. The Challenge Consider this common situation: bags of organic oats are shipped from the U.S. to Canada. […]

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First Israeli Shipping Company Launches Logistics Center in the US

For the first time, an Israeli shipping company is establishing a logistics center in the United States, providing importers and exporters in Israel with the ability to store and manage inventory stateside. Interdel, a subsidiary of the Allalouf Group, is opening a new logistics center in New Jersey. This marks a significant milestone as the […]

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Canada Allocates $2.58 Billion for Modernizing Logistics Vehicles

Canadian Minister of National Defense, Bill Blair, has announced a significant investment of up to $2.58 billion to acquire and maintain a new fleet of logistics vehicles for the Canadian Army. This initiative is part of the Logistics Vehicle Modernization (LVM) project, with contracts awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada and Marshall Canada. […]

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Mercado de automação logística deve atingir 147,4 bilhões de dólares até 2030, crescendo 11% ao ano

O mercado de automação logística é categorizado por tipos de componentes (Hardware, Software, Serviços), aplicações (Gestão de Armazenamento e Depósito, Gestão de Transporte) e indústrias de uso final (Manufatura, Saúde e Farmacêutica, Bens de Consumo de Rápido Movimento, Varejo e E-commerce, Automotiva e Outras). Este relatório oferece uma análise detalhada de oportunidades globais e previsões […]

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Safeguarding Plant Protection: Preparing for Lacey Act Phase VII

USDA Steps Up Efforts Against Illegal Plant Trafficking This fall, APHIS will announce the schedule for the next phase of the Lacey Act declaration implementation: Phase VII. Importers need to prepare now! Phase VII will encompass a variety of materials and plant products that previously did not require a declaration. In October 2022, APHIS initiated […]

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