The fee for a 20′ container will increase to $33.47, and 40/40HC/45 to $66.94 on August 1st, 2020. Read the press release here.
Visit https://www.cbp.gov/trade/automated/electronic-vessel-manifest-confidentiality for more information.
According to a release from trade law firm ST&R, exports of Chinese personal protective equipment (such as face masks) and other medical goods needed for the COVID-19 pandemic have come under increasing scrutiny and tighter controls. For details, please review the article at the link, below. Source Material Chinese Government Announcement 04/03/20
PayCargo notified us on March 16th that they were increasing their modest transaction fee of $5 to $7.50 with effect from April 1st, 2020. PayCargo is the preferred 3rd party payment platform for remittances to the trade (i.e. freight forwarders, airlines, etc). Accordingly, clients can expect to see this nominal fee passed along at cost. […]
LA/LB pier gate fees are scheduled to increase on August 1st, 2019: 20′ container will now be $32.12 40’/40HC/45 container will now be $64.24 Resource: PierPass Announcement
Effective Mar. 22nd, 2019, an ACE PGA message set for TSCA certification will be required for entry of all products which contain composite wood components. The covered material includes: Hardwood plywood Particleboard Medium-density fiberboard (MDF) The imported products must bear a label of compliance, and the importer must adhere to certain specific requirements (see below). […]
For decades, Customs brokers have been in the precarious position of advancing Customs duty on behalf of importer clients, being reimbursed at a later date. With many businesses not paying for 30-60 days, high duty outlays strain a Customs brokers cash flow and can, on occasion, jeopardize their ability to service clients. In rare cases, […]
The Latest News Exclusion extensions considered for multiple exclusion rounds. 05/06/20 INSTANT INFO ST&R Consolidated Exclusion List 07/08/19 ST&R Combined list of all products subject to additional duty (Lists 1-4) with exclusions 08/26/19 LISTS 1, 2 & 3 Duty rate to increase from 25% to 30% effective Oct. 1st 08/26/19 Federal Register Notice 09/03/19 08/30/19 […]
Section 232 tariffs to be added to steel & aluminum articles from Feb. 8th, 2020 01/29/20 Read the CBP notice here 02/04/20 Read the Federal Register Notice here 02/08/20 Turkey assessment of 50% to be reduced to 25% effective 05/21/19. See the Presidential Proclamation for detail. 05/17/19 Mexico & Canada Section 232 assessments to be […]