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Why all the guesswork?

By Carlos J. Gimenez There are so many questions, with an even greater amount of potential answers when importing goods into the United States.  What is the HTS classification? Are the product labels marked correctly for entry?  What is the product’s country of origin?  Should the product receive NAFTA, DR-CAFTA, GSP or some other duty-free READ MORE

NAFTA and Mexican Government Questionnaires to U.S. Exporters

In the past year, the Mexican Government (SAT) has issued questionnaires to exporters from the United States which provided a NAFTA Certificate of Origin to the Mexican importer. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Certificate of Origin is always created and signed by the U.S. exporter or producer, and always provided to the Mexican READ MORE

If You are an Owner or Officer of an Importer, This Blog Post is for You

In one of the most important recent decisions, the U.S. Court of International Trade dismissed a case filed against the CEO of his importing company that had made false statements to U.S. Customs and Border Protection in the entry documents.  This Court decision has significant implications for every owner, officer, and manager of any company involved in importing merchandise into READ MORE