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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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Update: Sec 301 Additional Tariffs on Imports from China List 3 and List 4B; FDA Creates a List to Help FSVP Importer Comply with FSVP Requirements

Sec 301 Additional Tariffs on Imports from China List 3 and List 4B   President Trump sent a tweet on Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 that he will not be increasing tariffs on $250 billion worth of imports from China (25

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EU Products Subject to Additional Duties on October 18, 2019

In retaliation for the E.U. illegally subsidizing its large civil aircraft manufacturer, the Trump administration announced that tariffs on certain European-origin imports will begin October 18, 2019. Certain aircraft will be subject to 10% duties while the rest of the

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Update: Sec 301 List #4 – Imports from China to Begin September 1st

President Donald Trump has announced that beginning September 1st, additional 10% tariff will be imposed on all remaining imports from China. Here’s the proposed entire list for the remaining commodities that will be subject to List#4. A Federal Register Notice

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Update: FDA’s VQIP (Voluntary Qualified Importer Program

If you are interested to join FDA’s Voluntary Qualified Importer Program, FDA will be extending the application period for importers to submit their completed application for the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP) for the Fiscal Year 2020 benefits period. The

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NMFS SIMP Audits Webinars

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) will host a series of four public webinar presentations on the U.S. Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) to review the traceability data elements required for reporting, as well as recordkeeping requirements to support the

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Seafood Import Monitoring Program for Shrimp and Abalone

Background: SIMP established reporting and recordkeeping requirements for imports of certain seafood products to prevent illegal, unreported, and unregulated and/or misrepresented seafood from entering U.S. **On January 1st, 2018, SIMP declaration has been mandated for the following priority species: Atlantic

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FDA Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) Compliance Date Update

Background: The Final Rule on Foreign Importer Verification Program was published on Novermber 17, 2015. It requires that an importer establishes an FSVP program for each food that they import from each supplier and that they must develop, maintain, and

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Update: Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) Informed Compliance Ending on April 7, 2018

U.S.  Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced that all filings covered by the Seafood Import Monitoring must fully comply with the elecronic filing requirements beginning April 7, 2018. NMFS initially adopted an “informed compliance”

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Updated: Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) : Informed Compliance

Effective Date : January 1st, 2018 The requirements and regulations under Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) must now be electronically submitted in ACE via Automated Broker Interface (ABI). National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS) will initially adopt an “Informed Compliance” approach.

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