TSCA Title VI Certifications – Formaldehyde & Composite Wood Products

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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). […]

Trade Adjustment Tariffs & Duty Payments

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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, […]

Section 301 Trade Remedies (Chinese Goods)

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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 Trade Remedies (Steel & Aluminum)

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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 […]

ISF Single Transaction Bonds

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Only US Customs brokers can purchase and utilize ISF single transaction bonds. If your ISF compliance is managed through a forwarder or filing service, you will not be able to utilize ISF single transaction bonds, which could lead to problems with the filing of late ISF transactions. The bond amount for an ISF filing is […]