Category Archives: Public News

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) : Automated online application for submitting electronic vessel manifest confidentiality requests

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Members, Did you know that your ocean manifest information is available to the public? The Freedom of Information Act requires U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to make certain manifest data elements available to the public. Your manifest data can be accessed by your competitors, customers, and third party data…

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CSMS #42219187 -GUIDANCE: Section 301 Tranche 4A – $300B Third Round of Product Exclusions from China (9903.88.44)

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Cargo Systems Messaging Service ________________________________________ CSMS #42219187 -GUIDANCE: Section 301 Tranche 4A – $300B Third Round of Product Exclusions from China (9903.88.44) ________________________________________ Message re-issued with updated title. BACKGROUND On March 31, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published Federal Register (FR) Notice 85 FR 17936 announcing the decision to…

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Trade Update

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The following is the update on tariffs. Yesterday, President Trump signed the Phase One China Trade Deal.  The full text of the agreement can be viewed here and the Chapter Fact Sheets can be viewed here.  A copy of the White House statement with agreement highlights can be viewed below….

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