Section 301 Update – Expiration Comment Period and Next Steps

Section 301 Update - Expiration Comment Period and Next Steps

On May 3rd, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) issued a notice requesting comments from US domestic industry regarding the extension of Section 301 duties originally imposed in July and August 2018. The request for comments is directed at US domestic industries that have benefited from the Section 301 action, which imposes additional duties on products that are country of origin China.

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Topics: Tradewin, Section 301

Russian Sanctions in the European Union and the United Kingdom

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It has been over two months since the start of the invasion by Russia into Ukraine on the 24th of February 2022. As the tensions began to build before the invasion, the Member States of the European Union and the United Kingdom had been threatening to impose sanctions on Russia in the event that they invade Ukraine. Both the European Union and the United Kingdom were quick to enforce the sanctions once military operations commenced.

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Topics: Tradewin, UK, Russia, EU

Don't Miss CBP's Reconciliation Webinar


For those of you who have been involved in Customs Entry Reconciliation, you know how complex the program can be.  We are excited to see that CBP will be hosting a webinar that will cover reconciliation fundamentals and provide insight into the various issues the trade community and CBP Centers of Excellence and Expertise (Centers) experience when filing and processing reconciliation entry summaries.  This information was presented to the Trade community on April 11, 2022, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #51568660.

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Topics: Reconciliation, Tradewin, Events

Top 5 Trade Lessons for 2022 [PODCAST]


This week we feature The Expeditors Podcast with host Chris Parker. The podcast shares observations, perspectives, and discussions on front-of-mind topics impacting the logistics and freight-forwarding industry through the lens of  a global logistics provider.

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Topics: Tradewin, Trade Compliance

Sanctions and Embargoes: How Are They Different?

Churchillian Thoughts on European Customs Valuation

Most of us have heard of the terms “sanctions” and “embargoes.” They are often used interchangeably, but they are quite different.

Trade sanctions target specific types of transactions, as in a prohibition to sell arms to a specific business, country, government, or regime. An embargo represents a complete prohibition of all trade activities between countries.

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Topics: Tradewin, Sanctions, Embargoes