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As we approach the end of the year, please be advised that there are several updates on the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB), China 301 Tariffs, and the European Union Tariffs. Several of the updates include expirations scheduled for December 31, 2020.
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that exporters may request six-month extensions for licenses due to expire on or before December 31, 2020. The extensions are being provided as a response to situations caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The mandate issued by the International Civil Aviation Organization (IACO) from Sept 2016, requires that all air cargo carried by commercial aircraft be screened or have commensurate security measures applied by June 30, 2021. A 100% requirement for screening of cargo transported on passenger planes has been in effect since August 2010 with freight forwarders successfully meeting this mandate. JAS Forwarding (USA) has long been a member of TSAs Certified Cargo Screening Program and currently has CCSF (Certified Cargo Screening Facility) located in all major gateways
Back to Basics Conference
Date: February 22 - 26, 2021
The sessions will provide attendees with the important first step to exporting articles on the United States Munitions List (USML) and the Commerce Control List (CCL) and the associated defense services and technology. This webinar is ideal for newcomers (less than 5 years of experience) to exporting under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Attendees will become familiar with the various types of licenses, agreements, exemptions and exceptions and the requirements and conditions associated with each.
2020 CBP Trade Symposium - Rescheduled
Date: March 23-24, 2021
Location: Anaheim, CA
CBP announced the rescheduled dates from the Trade Symposium that was originally scheduled for March 2020. Save the date!
The country of origin for imported goods has always been important; however, it has become increasingly more important. It has long been important for country of origin marking and free trade agreement eligibility. Now with Antidumping and Countervailing duties and Section 232 and 301 duties it has taken on new significance. Be sure to review the Rules of Origin in CFR19 Part 102by CLICKING HERE to ensure the correct Rule of Origin is being reported!
It is the Holiday Season! Can you guess what the most widely consumed drink is worldwide? If you guessed BEER, you are correct! Few would question its worldwide appeal but let us see what the numbers say! Click HERE to check out just how popular beer really is according the statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau!
Happy holiday season to you and your family! Stay Safe!