Temporary Adjustment of the TMF at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

Posted Posted in Alerts, LA/LONG BEACH, TradeCritical

LONG BEACH, Calif., November 10, 2021—The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) today announced that the Traffic Mitigation Fee (TMF) at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will be temporarily adjusted from December 1, 2021, through January 31, 2022, subject to regulatory clearance by the Federal Maritime Commission. During this period, there will be […]

US West Coast Congestion Surcharges coming

Posted Posted in Alerts, Carriers, TradeCritical

According to several emails alleged to be from ocean carriers, US West Coast congestion surcharges appear to be imminent. From Aug. 19th, 2021 ingate, the charge is expected to be $800/20′, $1000/40′, $1125/40HQ & $1266/45′ container. A further increase is anticipated for Sept. 15th, 2021 ingate, of $2400/20′, $3000/40′, $3375/40HQ & $3798/45′ container. It should […]

TSCA Title VI Certifications – Formaldehyde & Composite Wood Products

Posted Posted in Alerts, PGA, Regulatory, TradeCritical

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). […]

Section 301 Trade Remedies (Chinese Goods)

Posted Posted in TradeCritical

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 […]