Industry-Wide News


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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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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