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Nov
5
2018
Oct
25
2018
Calexico, CA

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Oct
1
2018
Oct
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
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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Jun
21
2018
Industry-Wide News

Dear Friends and Customers,
 
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released a list of products imported from China that will be subject to additional tariffs as part of the U.S. response to China’s unfair trade practices related to the forced transfer of American technology and intellectual property.   

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Jun
20
2018
Jun
5
2018
Industry-Wide News

 

INCREASED DUTIES ON CERTAIN U.S. (AND OTHER) ORIGIN PRODUCTS

 

Today, Mexico published in the Diario Oficial (Mexico's equivalent to the U.S. Federal Register), its retaliatory measures in response to the U.S. decision last week to impose Sec. 232 duties on Mexican origin steel and aluminum.  Importantly, the new Mexican duties do NOT apply to IMMEX (maquiladora) transactions - only to "definitive" imports (akin to "consumption entries" in the United States). 

 

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Jun
5
2018
Industry-Wide News

Dear Friends and Customers,
 
We have noticed an increased number of CBP audits for steel and aluminum products imported into the U.S.A.  For steel or aluminum imports under section 232, we would like to provide clarification on what determines the country of origin under Presidential Proclamation 232

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