Here We Go Again With Some Good News

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On August 6, 2020, the U.S. government announced a 10% tariff on aluminum that originates in Canada. The explanation for which was that aluminum is a security threat to the United States.

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Topics: Canada, United States

Here We Go Again - New Tariffs on Canadian Aluminum

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On August 16, 2020 the U.S. government imposed a 10% tariff on aluminum that originates in Canada.

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Topics: Canada, United States

New U.S. Origin Marking Requirements for Hong Kong Manufactured Goods

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The U.S. Government released a Federal Register Notice (“Notice”) on August 11th, 2020 clarifying the changes to origin marking requirements of Hong Kong manufactured goods.

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Topics: United States, Hong Kong

New CTPAT Minimum Security Criteria

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On November 27, 2019 Customs uploaded the final version of the new CTPAT Minimum Security Criteria (MSC) into their webpage and the CTPAT Portal. This is the culmination of a three-year effort to update the CTPAT criteria to fulfill legal mandates, adjust to a changing trade landscape, apply lessons learned, and adapt to ever-evolving terrorism and criminal threats.

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Topics: United States

Trade Compliance of Visual Merchandise Slips under the Radar

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For most retailers, the focus on trade compliance is usually on store merchandise. Most overlook the fact that the compliance of visual merchandise (furniture, lighting, store décor, etc.) is just as important if they are imported from overseas and the company/brand acts as the importer-of-record to those goods.

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Topics: United States, China