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JAS USA COMPLIANCE

News & Insights from JAS Worldwide Compliance

JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc.

6165 Barfield Road
Atlanta GA, 30328
United States
Tel: +1 (770)688-1206
Fax: +1 (770)688-1229

June 2017

Webinars & Events June 2017
June 6, 2017

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.

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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.

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Training Tidbits June 2017
June 6, 2017

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:

  • Meat, poultry and egg products subject to USDA regulation;
  • Suppliers covered by the seafood or juice HAACP regulations
  • Raw materials or ingredients for use in a food produced under the seafood or juice HAACP regulations
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Food imported for research or evaluation provided it is not for retail sale, is properly labeled and is accompanied by an electronic declaration at entry
  • Food transshipped through the US for export
  • Food imported for processing and future export

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G-TEC Conference 2017 is Coming Soon
June 6, 2017

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.

Register Today

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NAFTA Comments are Currently Being Accepted
June 6, 2017

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.

Federal Register Entry

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Scam Alert
June 6, 2016

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.

Contact Us,

Sales Representative

Customs & Border Protection is asking that these scams are reported at this link.

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