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Complying with U.S. Export Controls
Date: June 8-9, 2017
Location: Seattle, Washington
This two-day program is led by BIS's professional counselling staff and provides an in-depth examination of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The program will cover the information exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements on commercial goods.
Automated Commercial Environment Exports Compliance Seminar
Date: June 13, 2017
Location: Philadelphia, PA
This one-day seminar provides the latest information on export filing requirements. Experts from the Department of Commerce and Customs and Border Protection will discuss various related topics.
Do you know which foods are exempt from the FSVP (Final Rule on Foreign Supplier Verification Program)?
May 27, 2017 the Food & Drug Administration will begin implementation of the Foreign Supplier Verification Program also known as FSVP. There are several foods that are exempt which are as follows:
Are you registered for G-TEC 2017? The NCBFAA Educational Institute is happy to invite all global logistics professionals to the 3rd Annual Global Trade Education Conference (G-TEC). This two-day event in Long Beach, CA will give customs brokers, freight forwarders, NVOCCs, service providers, importers, exporters and all global logistics professionals an opportunity to update themselves on industry developments.
Lots of “proposed” ideas have been discussed over the past few months. Some key topics have been related to international trade and more specifically some existing and proposed free trade agreements. NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) has been one of the key agreements in question.
The Federal Register dated Tuesday May 23, 2017 has posted notice on this topic. Per regulations, the Office of the United States Trade Representative has posted a “Request for Comments on Negotiating Objectives Regarding Modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico."
The trade community is encouraged to comment in writing. The U.S. Trade Representative must receive written comments no later than June 12, 2017. There is a specific list of subjects which the U.S. Trade Representative will be accepting comments. The list is included in the Federal Register entry.
Have You Received an Email Offering a Solution to Avoid Anti-Dumping Duties? If So, It Could Be a Scam.
Sample text of scam email:
Dear purchasing manager,
We have been exporting for many years from china, especially USA and Canada. If you need this product, please tell me, so I can quote you.
Please do not worry about dumping duties. This order will be operated through the intermediary trade. We will send the goods to a third country; the forwarder will repack our goods for export with other company title from that third country. It is a legit business.
Customs & Border Protection is asking that these scams are reported at this link.