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  • Space Issues from China to the U.S. September 21, 2018 For the past few weeks there has been a growing backlog of shipments from China.  This backlog extends to both Air and Ocean shipments.  There are a number of factors causing this backlog.  Some of the factors include; the U.S.- China trade dispute, severe weather and typhoons, and the upcoming Chinese holiday from October 1- October 7, 2018.  Some carriers are over-booking by 40-50% causing ...
  • Ping Pong Trade – Round 3 September 18, 2018 On Monday, September 17, 2018, the Trump administration announced that the United States will impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.  This means that roughly half of the goods that China sells to the U.S. will be affected by additional tariffs. In July, the administration published a list of over 6,000 goods that would be subject to additional duties.  After six ...
  • Deadline for Filing GSP Retroactive Duty Refund Request – September 19, 201… September 11, 2018 The following is a U.S. Customs & Border Protection message (CSMS #18-000505) we are forwarding to you as a courtesy. On Friday, March 23, 2018, the President signed into law H.R.1625 (Public Law 115-141), the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018,” which reauthorized the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program for goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption, from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2020. The ...




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