Category Archives: US Government

Schedule B/HTS Valid For Export Codes Updated

Heather Noggle   July 5, 2017   Comments Off on Schedule B/HTS Valid For Export Codes Updated

The US Government released updates to its Schedule B and HTS for Import numbers that are valid for update.  Global Wizard has been updated, and here are some fun statistics about this update. There are 22,138 valid codes. 74 codes are new. 7 codes were that were previously deleted were reactivated…. Read more »

Proposed Border-Adjustment Taxes

Heather Noggle   July 3, 2017   Comments Off on Proposed Border-Adjustment Taxes

Affectionately (or not) acronymized as BAT, Border-Adjustment Taxes are the subject of a complex an interesting article we wish to highlight. The Global Trade Magazine blog posts thus here. Like any controversial legislative proposal, the border-adjustment tax has spawned a great deal of conjecture about what the potential impacts could be…. Read more »

BIS Seminars, 2017

Heather Noggle   June 28, 2017   Comments Off on BIS Seminars, 2017

The BIS Seminar Schedule’s current list shows seminars through September of 2017. Visit the site often to see new content and look for when Update 2017 is announced. The grid below is copied from the site for the future dates. https://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/compliance-a-training/current-seminar-schedule FY17 BIS Current Seminar Schedule Dates Location Topics Details… Read more »

US and Cuba Trade Relationship

Heather Noggle   June 27, 2017   Comments Off on US and Cuba Trade Relationship

You had me at Scylla and Charybdis. What else could the US and Cuba trade relationship be but the best literary representation of a rock and a hard place? In our last post, we made a few cocky predictions about the new Trump Administration’s Cuba policy. We correctly asserted that the… Read more »

US and China Trade Agreement

Heather Noggle   June 20, 2017   Comments Off on US and China Trade Agreement

Made in China.  You see it everywhere, as US importers work a lot with Chinese entities. The US and China have been working toward a trade deal aimed at boosting US exports. How? Well, food, gas, and financial tech. In Mid-July, a new trade agreement with China will be implemented…. Read more »

NAFTA News

Heather Noggle   May 29, 2017   Comments Off on NAFTA News

NAFTA is all over the news again. Renegotiate! On May 18, the Administration formally notified Congress of its intent to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). As provided by the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015, this notification triggers a 90-day period before negotiations with… Read more »

The US Trade Deficit

Heather Noggle   May 25, 2017   Comments Off on The US Trade Deficit

On May 18th of this year the government closed its commentary on the US Trade Deficit. Info here. It’s common knowledge that there is a troubling trade deficit between the US and its trading partners. From earlier this month: Government report on trade deficit May 25th: Trade Deficit worsening in April of… Read more »

Exporting from the USA

Heather Noggle   May 18, 2017   Comments Off on Exporting from the USA

Curious about exports but don’t know where to begin to get your products elsewhere? The US government staffs offices in many major US cities.  Find the closest one to you on this site. Also visit the Export Education page. When you have a plan, visit us again to streamline your export processes. Contact us to… Read more »

Routed Transactions

Heather Noggle   May 16, 2017   Comments Off on Routed Transactions

Do you control your exports?  The annual Update conference in Washington DC typically hosts a roundtable discussion about Routed Exports.  The consensus of the people in the know?  Routed Exports? Don’t. I stumbled across this last week and thought it worth the words to point to an the words of… Read more »

Small and Medium Businesses Exporting

Heather Noggle   May 8, 2017   Comments Off on Small and Medium Businesses Exporting

Many small and medium-sized businesses either export or import but not both, according to Tradeology, the ITA blog, in this report. About one fifth of the companies meeting this criteria who do one or the other do both. Small Exporters are denoted as those with fewer than 100 employees, and medium-sized exporting… Read more »