Category: Industry News

Dear Valued Customer, CBP has announced that pursuant to the White House Chief of Staff’s memorandum concerning “Regulatory Freeze Pending Review” issued on January 20, 2021, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) is delaying the effective date of the final rule, entitled “Aluminum Import Monitoring and Analysis System,” from January 25, 2021 to March 29,

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CBP has issued a notice (CSMS #45244051) to inform the Trade that the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), special program indicator (SPI) “A,” “A+,” and “A*”, will expire on December 31, 2020 if no Congressional legislation is passed to renew the program.

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Dear Valued Customer, On October 30, 2020, President Trump signed a Proclamation announcing changes to GSP eligibility for preferential treatment based on USTR’s 2020 GSP Program review findings. The decisions include: Revoked GSP benefits: Effective on December 30, 2020, 12:01 am, a list of certain products imported from Thailand under GSP preferential treatment (approximate one-sixth

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Customs and Border Protection has issued a reminder to the Trade (CSMS #44153809) concerning the adjustment of certain COBRA customs user fees and limitations for Fiscal Year 2021 in accordance with the FAST Act, including, but not limited to: Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) for Formal Entry (499) limits changed to minimum $27.23 / maximum $528.33;

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