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Aug
16
2019
San Diego/Otay, CA

Panel:  World Class Infrastructure  2:00 pm

Date:  August 21st 2019

Time: 2:00 pm Pacific Time

Place: Centro de Convenciones de Baja California Tijuana

Registration:  www.encuentroindustrialdimbc.com

 

Speakers: 

Lourdes Inzunza     Carga Aerea Matrix

Rogelio Vallenzuela      Hutchinson Ports EIT

Jorge Goytortua    Cross Border Xpress CBX

Moderator:  Eduardo (Lalo) Acosta  V.P. RL Jones Customhouse Brokers

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Aug
14
2019
Industry-Wide News

The United States Trade Representative has announced the phased-in implementation of the additional 10% duty.  Initially, all list 4 items would start paying this duty on Sept. 1, 2019.    It has now been broken down to two lists, 4A and 4B.  List 4A goes into effect on Sept 1, 2019, and list 4B goes into effect Dec. 15, 2019.   
 
Please see attached lists for your reference.  Some items in the health, safety, and national security industries were taken off list 4 completely.  List 4B items include cell phones, laptops, video games , certain toys, computer monitors, and some items of footwear and clothing.
 
Once this is published in the Federal Register, we will provide details.
 
Please let us know if you have any questions at compliance.clx@rljones.com

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Aug
9
2019
Industry-Wide News

On August 7, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published Federal Register (FR) Notice 84 FR 38717 announcing the decision to grant the eighth round of certain exclusion requests from the 10 percent duty, and later amended to 25 percent duty, assessed under the Section 301 investigation related to goods from China ($200B Action - Tranche 3).  The product exclusions announced in this notice will apply as of the September 24, 2018 effective date, and will extend for one year after the publication of this notice.

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Aug
1
2019
Industry-Wide News

Dear Friends and Customers,

President Trump has announced that beginning Sept. 1 he will impose a 10 percent additional tariff on virtually all of the remaining $300 billion worth of goods imported from China that are not already subject to Section 301 tariffs (List 4 goods).

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Jul
31
2019
Industry-Wide News

Dear Customers and friends,

The following bulletin is to inform you that import alert # 99-41 has been published on 07-31-2019 stating that an importer may be added to the Red List of such import alert because it appears that such importer is not in compliance with FSVP requirements for one or more foods.
 
For more information regarding this import alert please refer to the below link
See complete Import Alert # 99-41

 

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Jul
18
2019
Calexico, CA

Dear Friend and Customer,

    The following notice is a reminder that there are certain agricultural products that are prohibited and others that may require an import permit issued by the United Stated Department of Agriculture to be entered into the USA.


If a shipment is subject to inspection by the local department of agriculture and you do not possess an import permit, or it does not clearly state the product being imported, and it is subject to such requirement, the shipment will be subject to rejection.

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Jul
12
2019
Jun
4
2019
May
28
2019
Industry-Wide News

  The Customs & Border Protection Field Office has announced that the Commercial POE of San Luis, AZ. has been selected to participate in the Risk-Based Sampling (RBS) Phase II Trial.

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May
20
2019
Industry-Wide News

UPDATE: Effective for goods entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on May 20, 2019, the Section 232 duty on imports of steel and aluminum articles with a country of origin of Canada or Mexico will no longer be in effect.

COMMODITY:

Steel mill and aluminum articles with a country of origin of Canada or Mexico.

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May
20
2019
Calexico, CA

Dear Friends and Customers:

The following is to inform you about the upcoming " Memorial Day " Holiday Schedule observed Monday, May 27, 2019. U.S. Customs will be open for business and will follow the holidays schedule from 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  (Northbound), and from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Southbound).  

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May
17
2019
Industry-Wide News

The United States will lift its steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico within the next two days. These tariffs, which have been in place since March 2018, may signal a sooner, rather than later, passing of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

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May
13
2019
Industry-Wide News

                  

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May
9
2019
Industry-Wide News

An update on the current state of the migrant crisis and the ways in which it is affecting southern border operations. The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee held a hearing on the situation at the border and can be seen on below link.

https-www-youtube-com-watch-v-jpcqt8hvpqk

The Humane Act, as well as adopting Regional Processing Centers and other actions to bring some order on the migration crisis.

 

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