Michael Bellezza

Michael Bellezza
Before joining Tradewin in 2010 as Principal of the US Consulting Practice, Michael had worked for Expeditors for 8 years in a wide variety of management positions including Customs Brokerage Operations, Import & Export Compliance, Freight Forwarding, and Supply Chain Analytics. Michael is responsible for all aspects of Tradewin's global consulting practices in North America, Europe, Asia, and the South Pacific. He has a talent for bringing common sense solutions to complex regulatory scenarios. He specializes in building compliance programs, providing educational seminars and workshops, advising risk mitigation, and implementing duty reduction programs. Michael is a U.S. Licensed Customs Broker. He is IATA/FIATA certified and is a member of the International Compliance Professionals Association. He is a graduate of Boston College with a degree in Economics.
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Recent Posts

A Year Later… 5 Ways to Get Back to Normal in Trade Compliance

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My sense of time has been a little off lately, and I don’t think I’m the only one. In some moments, it seems that I have been confined to my little New England house outside of Boston for an eternity, reliving Groundhog Day over and over.

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Topics: Tradewin, Sourcing, Trade Compliance

Trade in 2021

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If I learned anything from 2020, it’s that I don’t know what is in store for the future. In the last few years, we went from talking about how the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would transform trade, to Brexit, to the trade war, to the global pandemic.

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Topics: Free Trade Agreements, Tradewin, TPP, Brexit

New Tariff on Chinese Goods Takes Effect September 1st

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President Trump made the surprise announcement yesterday following trade talks in Shanghai this week that he will go forward with a 10% additional tariff on List 4, otherwise known as the remaining $300 Billion in Chinese goods that are not already being hit with an additional tariff.

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Topics: China

New Tradewin India Practice in Delhi

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We are pleased to announce the expansion of our Tradewin India practice to include Delhi, where many clients have expressed a need for our practical Customs & Trade consulting services. 

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Topics: India

Tariffs Are Coming... 3 Things to Know Today

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After what seemed like a relatively calm few weeks in International Trade (relatively speaking), the winds have suddenly picked up, catching many off guard this morning and wondering if we were simply in the eye of the storm all this time. So, what happened? 

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