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NEW Fish & Wildlife Electronic Licensing

Anyone who imports Wildlife must obtain a US Fish & Wildlife Service import/export license. In the past importers could apply for an import license from the service by completing a paper form and presenting it to a Service wildlife inspection

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The Incoterms® 2010: What You Should Know

Overview Incoterms are a fundamental element of international trade. They are incorporated in contracts for the sale of goods worldwide and provide rules and guidance to importers, exporters, suppliers, lawyers and transporters to name a few. INternational COmmercial Terms (INCOTERMS)

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Correction to FDA IMPORT ALERT: Foreign Supplier Verification Program Starting on May 27, 2017

Correction As a Customs Broker, what do we need from each of our client? – The Name, Contact info, and DUNS # of the FSVP Importer must be provided in ACE at the time of entry. ( You DO NOT

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RESOLVED: Some FDA food facility registrations improperly rejecting for invalid or cancelled registration / Important Reminder

CSMS #17-000108 The issue causing improper rejects for some food facility registrations reported in CSMS # 17-000107 is now resolved. FDA is reprocessing all entries that have been rejected for invalid or cancelled registrations since Saturday, 2/25/17. *Filers will NOT

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Some FDA Food Facility Registrations Receiving Incorrect Invalid or Cancelled Registrations

CSMS #17-000107 was sent today regarding rejections for some food facility registrations. Please read below: Some food facility registrations are improperly rejecting for invalid or cancelled registrations.  A resolution to the issue is expected to be implemented this afternoon.  FDA

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Import Alert on Shrimps and Prawns From Malaysia has been issued by FDA

FDA announced an import alert for shrimp and prawns from peninsular Malaysia, which allows FDA to detain such imports without physical examination. This alert covers all forms of shrimp and prawns: raw frozen, cooked, breaded, cakes, balls, etc. Malaysia’s states

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New SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea Convention) Requirements Effective July 1, 2016

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has announced that it has amended the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) requirements of container weighing rules.  Effective July 1, 2016, it would be violation of SOLAS to load a packed container onto

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Mandatory Inspection of Fish of the Order Siluriformes and Products Derived from Such Fish as FSIS takes over from FDA.

FSIS has now issued their final rule on the inspection of fish from the order Siluriformes and products derived from such fish. Starting March 1, 2016, these fish and fish products will now be under the regulatory jurisdiction of FSIS

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Newsflash: African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) Suspension of Duty Free Treatment and Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP) Update

In an effort to keep you up to date on the latest news regarding Trade Agreements that affect the importation of your product, here are a few articles we thought you might be interested in: African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA)

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Anti-Dumping/ Counterveiling Scam Alert

Here at Flegenheimer International, we try to keep you up on the latest news regarding International Trade. Here is some information on recent Antidumping/Countervailing Duty evasion scams that Customs and Border Protection would like to make you aware of. Evading

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