Category Archives: US Government

Guns

Heather Noggle   September 20, 2017   Comments Off on Guns

Guns. Exports. Got your attention? This post hails from Global Trade Law Blog. In our blog shop, most of the news we scan is the nerdy minutia of regulatory nuance. But the other day, we found big news, a real scoop. The ITAR will be rewritten to remove guns and ammunition… Read more »

Florida Ports Opening Post Irma

Heather Noggle   September 18, 2017   Comments Off on Florida Ports Opening Post Irma

Good news from Friday – here’s a list of re-opened Florida ports, many that have been operational since mid last week: Port Miami Port Everglades Port Canaveral Port of Jacksonville Tampa Bay Manatee St. Pete Full article:http://www.globaltrademag.com/global-logistics/florida-ports-open-irma    

AES Downtime Policy

Heather Noggle   September 7, 2017   Comments Off on AES Downtime Policy

Census has published a blog post about the AES Downtime policy. The AES Downtime Policy provides uniform procedures when the AES or the ACE AESDirect program is unavailable for transmission. During this time, the Census Bureau and CBP will work together to determine the cause and resolution for the problem…. Read more »

Not Yet Exporting?

Heather Noggle   August 9, 2017   Comments Off on Not Yet Exporting?

You should be!  This video is worth 3 minutes of your time, for sure.  Check out the blog where it’s posted, too: http://www.globalsmallbusinessblog.com/2017/08/a-well-thought-out-export-business-plan.html

Schedule B/HTS Valid For Export Codes Updated…Again!

Heather Noggle   August 6, 2017   Comments Off on Schedule B/HTS Valid For Export Codes Updated…Again!

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 small update. There are 22,138 valid codes. 2 codes are new. 2 codes were removed. 1 description of… Read more »

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 »