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Customs and Trade News Weekly Snapshot

Here is a recap of the latest customs and international trade news:              

 Customs and Border Protection (CBP)  

  • CBP issues a new guide for the public on how the agency sets bond amounts.  
    • The report outlines CBP’s legal authorities, responsibilities, and its procedures on bond transmission, record retention, bond amounts, and bond types. 
  • Jiaxing Hoshine, a silica manufacturer,  filed a lawsuit against CBP alleging that the agency violated the Administrative Procedure Act by imposing a withhold release order (WRO) without disclosing evidence and providing adequate explanation for its action.  
  • CBP officers at the Massena Port of Entry discovered 3D printed gun parts on a traveler making entry back into the United States. 
  • CBP and the Census Bureau announced that the Forwarding Agent party record name will be changed to Authorized Agent in AESDirect. 
  • CBP published a new digital article: “The Quiet Enforcers: Behind the Scenes with CBP’s Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures Division.” 

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 

  • The FDA announced the availability of a
By |2024-03-07T10:02:57-05:00March 7, 2024|Snapshot|0 Comments

Customs and Trade Weekly Snapshot

Here is a recap of the latest customs and international trade law news:   

Customs and Border Protection (CBP)   

  • The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) held its June public meeting. Updates were given by The Next Generation Facilitation Subcommittee, The Intelligent Enforcement Subcommittee, The Secure Trade Lanes Subcommittee, and the Rapid Response Subcommittee. 
  • CBP announced several key transitions among the senior leadership team. 
  • The ACE Currency Exchange Rates enhancement was deployed to the ACE Production environment (PROD) on June 10, and the agency subsequently retired the ACS Currency Exchange Rates.

United States Trade Representative (USTR)   

  • USTR to Hold Stakeholder IPEF Listening Session for Fourth Negotiating Round
  • United States to Participate in Fourth Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) Negotiating Round in South Korea
  • United States Seeks Mexico’s Review of Alleged Denial of Workers’ Rights at Mexican Garment Facility

Department of Commerce  

  • U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and UK Secretary of State for Science, Innovation, and Technology the Rt Hon Chloe Smith MP issued a joint statement on the announcement that both countries have […]
By |2023-06-16T11:49:01-04:00June 16, 2023|Snapshot|0 Comments
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