Happy International Customs Day from your friends at Tradewin!


This is the day that we commemorate the first meeting of the World Customs Organization (WCO), which was held in 1953, as well as to honor the role Customs authorities play in the regulation of the movement of goods across borders, globally. The WCO is an organization that makes it their mission to provide leadership, guidance, and support to local and regional Customs administrations.

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Topics: Customs

CBP Further Clarifies the Definition of 'Transacting Customs Business'

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On December 19th, 2023, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued ruling HQ H326926. A US Customs Broker inquired in the ruling as to whether an unlicensed offshore third party could be granted access to its ABI system to prepare customs entry data using shipment documents and other referenced information. In this proposed process flow, the US Customs Broker would review, analyze, and correct any errors or omissions in the prepared data before submitting a completed 7501 entry into the United States.

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Topics: United States, Customs