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UPDATE: New Country of Origin Rules for imports from Hong Kong. ADDITIONAL 45 DAYS FOR INFORMED COMPLIANCE

We would like to update you on the latest information on the new country of origin rules for Hong Kong. On Friday August 21st, CBP issued CSMS # 43729326 stating; In an effort to allow importers ample time to comply

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New Country of Origin Rules for imports from Hong Kong

New Country of Origin Rules for imports from Hong Kong We are sending out this eBlast to provide guidance on the new country of origin marking rules for goods produced in Hong Kong based on the President’s Executive Order (EO)

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Newsflash: Sec 301 List 3: U.S. Extends 25% Tariff Exemption to certain Seafood from China

Some good news! One day before the tariff exemptions to certain seafood is due to expire (August 7, 2020), USTR just issued a notice granting extension of the tariff exemptions to certain seafood products from China through December 31, 2020.

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Update: Some Seafood Products from China Exemption Expiring August 7, 2020

Some seafood products from China on US’ 25% tariff exemption are set to expire on August 7, 2020 according to the USTR that was sent out on March 26, 2020. Examples are Tilapia, Alaskan sole, and other fish. Please review

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Anti-dumping & Countervailing duty

Anti-dumping & Countervailing duty Due to all of the new anti-dumping orders coming out from Department of Commerce, we recommend importers and shippers to reserach in advance prior to sending products into the U.S. specially if it is from China

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Update: Sec 301 EU Tariffs:Modification of Additional Tariffs

The USTR is currently conducting a review of the imposition of tariffs under Section 301 involving the enforcement of U.S. World Trade Organization (WTO) rights in the Large Civil Aircraft dispute that went in effect on October 18, 2019. An

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Personal Protective Equipment Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment Requirements As there has been so much confusion on the importation of PPE’s, Flegenheimer International would like to provide you with the latest information on importing them. The ports have been confiscating PPEs due to improper declarations

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Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach: Pierpass TMF Rate Change – August 1, 2020

The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) Press Release – June 30,2020 NOTICE TO DIRECT PAY CUSTOMERS Effective August 1, 2020, the Traffic Mitigation Fee (TMF) will increase to $33.47 per TEU and $66.94 per FEU.  Please see the attached Press

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Importer Security Filing (ISF) Liquidated Damages Penalties

Flegenheimer International would like to remind our ocean importers and shippers and/or freight forwarders to provide us with the Importer Security Filing form at least 48 to 72 hours prior to loading the container into the vessel at the point

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FDA Extends Application Period for Voluntary Qualified Importer Program to July 31

For those of you that showed interest in FDA’s VQIP program, FDA announced that they will be extending the application period until July 31. 2020. You can find the benefits of the program in the “Voluntary Qualified Importer Program” link

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