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  • Customs and Border Protection Update of the Southern Border April 8, 2019 On Thursday, April 4, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) provided an update about current port operations at the southern border. Last week, CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan held a press conference in El Paso, TX, announcing the redirection of 750 CBP officers to assist border patrol agents at the southern border. In March, there were one-hundred and three thousand illegal or between border crossings. In March ...
  • The Liquidation Process of Customs Entry Summary March 13, 2019 What is Liquidation? While importing goods into the United States, importers must file an entry summary and pay the estimated duties within 10 days of the release of the goods. Many importers believe after this process is completed that their customs entry is done. However, the process is not finalized until the entry has be liquidated by CBP. Liquidation is final calculation of money owed to Customs ...
  • Requirements for Importing Regulated Composite Wood Products March 8, 2019 The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Title VI requires composite wood products be tested and certified, ensuring only compliant products are manufactured or imported into the United States. The three composite wood products affected under TSCA Title VI are hardwood plywood, medium-density fiberboard (MDF, including thin MDF), and particleboard. The regulation also applies to component parts and finished goods fabricated using composite wood products. Until March 22, 2019, composite wood products, ...




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