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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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Important Information about APHIS Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Import Permits

Important Information about APHIS Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Import Permits ________________________________________ CSMS#42457318 was sent out April 22, 2020 announcing the important information about APHIS Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Import Permits: “APHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine is excited to announce that,

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Revocation of GSP Eligibility for Thailand-sourced goods slated for April 25, 2020

Revocation of GSP Eligibility for Thailand-sourced goods slated for April 25, 2020 The U.S. Trade Representative is scheduled to revoke Generalized System of Preferences (“GSP”) eligibility for about one-third of otherwise eligible goods from Thailand, starting on April 25, 2020.

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APHIS Implementing Phase Six of the Lacey Act, Scheduled to go into Effect on October 1, 2020

  APHIS Implementing Phase Six of the Lacey Act, Scheduled to go into Effect on October 1, 2020 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is announcing the implementation of phase six of the Lacey

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How Importers Can Help America Get Through COVID-19

As Customs Brokers, we handle all the formalities of importing products into the United States. The current worldwide pandemic has created significant challenges for importers today. But there are also some opportunities. Flegenheimer has always specialized in perishable products but

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A Statement from the President of Flegenheimer International Inc.

To all of our Friends, Clients, Vendors and Colleagues, With all of the uncertainty we are all experiencing these days during this global pandemic, we are thinking of how it is having an effect on you, your family and loved

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Update: List 3 Exclusion Applicable to Certain Seafood and More.

Some seafood products have been excluded from China on List 3, and entries filed with the additional duty can qualify for a refund if they were imported on or after September 24,2018. . Please see the seven tariff lines below

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FDA UPDATE: 2020 VQIP Application Portal is Now Open

Many of you have asked what can be done to lessen or eliminate FDA exams. If your product is not on a FDA Import Alert maybe VQIP is the answer for you From: Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

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Update: Sec 232 Additional Tariffs on Aluminum and Steel Derivatives

A new Presidential Proclamation was released on January 24, 2020 to expand the list of aluminum and steel products subject to the additional duties under Section 232, 10% on aluminum and 25% on steel products. The derivative articles are described

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Update: Sec 301 Tariffs on Imports from China (List 4A)

Phase One Economic and Trade Agreement has been signed by the United States of America and China on January 15, 2020. The U.S. has suspended some tariffs increases on List 4B until further notice. The USTR also issued a Federal

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