Importers must be aware of their legal obligations when purchasing goods from foreign vendors for import to the United States. In many cases, the purchasing company may be required to act as Importer of Record and therefore responsible for the Customs entry, duties and taxes, as well as the related regulatory obligations. 

Recent actions by CBP reveals heightened scrutiny …


General Notices:


– Notification of the Lifting of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Canada for Certain Individuals Who Are Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19 and Can Present Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Status.


– Notification of the Lifting of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries …


 

WASHINGTON – United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai today announced that the United States has prevailed in the first dispute settlement panel proceeding ever brought under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).  A USMCA panel agreed with the United States that Canada is breaching its USMCA commitments by reserving most of the in-quota quantity in its dairy tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) …


 

In accordance with Presidential Proclamation, dated December 23, 2021, the following sub-Saharan African countries are terminated from receiving preferential benefits under the AGOA Program, for goods entered or withdrawn from a warehouse on or after January 1, 2022.  The terminated countries are Ethiopia, Guinea, and Mali.  A copy of the Presidential Proclamation can be found at the following link: …