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GSP, MTB, and 301 Exclusions set to expire Jan. 1, 2021

GSP, MTB, and 301 Exclusions set to expire Jan. 1, 2021 Please find below announcement from the NCBFFA.   Generalized System of Preferences (GSP): Effective Jan. 1, customs brokers will need to obtain and pay duties from importers for merchandise

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Import Container Drayage

Import Container Drayage This year has been anything but ordinary.  Record cargo volumes in the port of Los Angeles/Long Beach and increased volumes nationwide have created delivery challenges for many of your shipments.  As you have done in years past,

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Door Move Bookings – Beware!

Booking your cargo on a door to door or CY to Door service can seem like a money saver or appear to offer you the convenience of one-stop shopping for your shipping needs.  However, Flegenheimer’s perspective as your broker provides

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Delays at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

As most of you already know and some of you have unfortunately experienced, there have been severe delays in getting your cargo out of the terminals at the ports of LA/LB. It doesn’t look like this will be going away

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Commercial Invoice Requirements

  Commercial Invoice Requirements This is a reminder to the trade that the commercial invoice should contain enough information for Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and all other government agencies to determine if the goods being imported are admissible and

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Update to previous eblast: FDA Food Facility Biennial Registration Renewal 2020 part 2

In addition to the normal information required to renew your facility registration this year, there is an additional requirement. Beginning October 1, 2020, the facility’s UFI recognized as acceptable by FDA will be required to be submitted with the registration

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Reminder: FDA Food Facility Biennial Registration Renewal 2020

2020 Food Facility Biennial Registration Renewal   October 1, 2020 12:01AM through December 31, 2020 12:59PM Section 415 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) [21 U.S.C. § 350d] requires food facilities that are required to register

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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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