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Dec
26
2018
Industry-Wide News

Our RL Jones Chief of Operations Officer Eduardo Acosta, has been awarded for his years of service to the OTAY Mesa Chamber of Commerce.  Lalo was president for four consecutive terms from 2014 to 2017 and as such has become the longest serving President in the OTAY Chambers history.  In this role, he has been recognized for his extraordinary contribution and responsibility on the OTAY Chamber’s success.

Lalo is always current and active on all Trade events and Organizations.

Well deserved recognition, and proudly, key role in our RL Jones family.

These are just some of the many organizations he serves.

  • Board of Index Tijuana
  • Board of the BPP
  • Board of the San Diego Smart Border Coalition
  • Board of the Tijuana EDC.

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Dec
26
2018
Industry-Wide News

Russell Jones honored with an important recognition at the Paseo de la Fama Tijuana 2018

On July 26th 2018, Russell Jones Chairman of RL Jones Group, was recognized in “El Paseo de la Fama Tijuana 2018” among other 2 binationals, and 12 Mexico Nationals, totaling 15 outstanding leaders in different areas receiving this recognition.
 
People honored with this mention must have been recognized Internationally and their work must have helped and made a difference in our society.
We are proud to have leaders deeply respected within our communities, management team, employees and customers.

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Nov
12
2018
Calexico, CA

Dear Friends and Customers:

The following is to inform you about the upcoming "Thanksgiving Day Holiday" observed Thursday,
November 22, 2018 US Customs and Border Protection will be CLOSED.

Our Calexico Office and Warehouse will observe this Holiday, therefore will be Closed. Both US
Customs and RL Jones will be OPEN for business and will be usual hours of operations on Friday,
November 23, 2018. 

Please feel free contact us if you have any questions or comments.

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Nov
5
2018
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25
2018
Calexico, CA

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Oct
1
2018
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1
2018
Sep
28
2018
Industry-Wide News

Food Facility Re-registration Period Opens Oct. 1

Monday, October 01, 2018
 

Food facilities required to register with the Food and Drug Administration must renew their registrations between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31. Food being imported or offered for import into the U.S. from a foreign facility for which registration has not been submitted or renewed must be held at the port of entry for and may not be delivered to the importer, owner, or consignee until the foreign facility is registered

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Sep
18
2018
Industry-Wide News

In a press release issued on September 17, 2018, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced the final third list of tariff items on goods from China (“List 3”) to become subject to additional duties under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974. Of the 6,031 tariff lines that were originally proposed on July 10th to become subject to the additional duties, 5,745 full or partial tariff lines remain on the final list.

The final List 3 is available here: https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/enforcement/301Investigations/Tariff%20List_09.17.18.pdf

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Aug
9
2018
Industry-Wide News



Third Quarter Newsletter 2018
 
  • Topics included on this issue

  • Important Dates and upcoming Deadlines 2018 
  • Section 301 Duties Trade remedies Frequently Asked Questions
  • Merchandise Processing Fee minimum and maximum having an increase due to COBRA Fees Adjustment 
  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
  • Shipping rush ahead of new tariffs between the U.S. and China
  • Dr. Steven Dillingham, White House Pick to Lead the U.S. Census Bureau
  • Expanded Flexibility for Ocean Transportation Intermediaries

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Aug
8
2018
Industry-Wide News

UPDATE on Section 301 List 2: USTR Finalizes Second Tranche of Tariffs on Chinese Products in Response to China’s Unfair Trade Practices effective August 23rd

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Jul
18
2018
San Diego/Otay, CA

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Jul
17
2018
Calexico, CA

Dear Friends and Customers,
 
Attached please find a brief summary of Calexico CBP/SAT Working Group-Binational Meeting held on Thursday July 12th, 2018

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Jul
12
2018
Industry-Wide News

San Luis International Freight Services, LLc. atraves del oficio 110-06-02-00-00-2018-06404 girado por la oficina del SAT el dia 27 de Junio, 2018. recibe la certificacion de empresa bajo la modalidad de Operador Economico Autorizado (OEA) y Socio Comercial Certificado (SCC). 

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Jul
12
2018
Industry-Wide News

Dear Friends and Customers:
 
This is to inform that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer released on Tuesday statements regarding action under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974. He stated that as a result of China’s retaliation and failure to change its practices, the President ordered USTR to begin the process of imposing tariffs of 10 percent ad valorem on an additional $200 billion of Chinese imports. He stated this is an appropriate response under the authority of Section 301 to obtain the elimination of China’s harmful industrial policies

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Jul
3
2018
Calexico, CA

Dear Friends and Customers,

We encourage you to actively participate in the upcoming CBP / SAT Working Group - Binational Meeting which will be held:

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Jun
21
2018
Industry-Wide News

Dear Friends and Customers,
 
As part of our Supply Chain Security Customer Education Program, attached please find our second quarterly C-TPAT notice for 2018. This edition relates to “Shipping Security”.
 
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or comments.
 
Sincerely,
 
Hector Gracia
R.L. Jones Customhouse Brokers
Ph (760) 357-3177 x 130
www.rljones.com

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