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An Update on the Renewal of the Generalized System of Preference (GSP) and The Refund Process

On June 29, 2015, the President signed the bill that reauthorizes GSP through December 31, 2017 and makes GSP retroactive to July 31, 2013.  As provided in the Act, duty-free treatment of GSP-eligible imports will become effective 30 days after

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Blueberries from Chile – New APHIS Regulations

Flegenheimer International has just been notified by USDA that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is requiring blueberry shipments from regions VI, VII and VIII in Chile destined for the United States to be fumigated at the point of origin. 

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Seals, Fees, Country of Origin, Indian Shrimp, GSP

August/September 2008 We’ve assembled some items that are of interest to importers/exporters. Mandated seals on all containers in transit to U.SContainers arriving into any U.S port will be required to be sealed with a seal meeting the ISO/PAS 17712 standard.

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