The Trump Administration announced today that some Chinese imported goods slated to face a new round of tariffs on September 1 will now be exempted until at least mid-December. The office of the U.S. Trade Representative said Tuesday that it will instead delay the new tariffs on many major categories of items, including smartphones, laptop...Full Post
The new round of tariffs announced by President Trump last week is expected to affect nearly all of the $540 billion in goods currently imported from China. Consumer products that had been spared in previous rounds — including smartphones, apparel, toys and video games — will now be subject to tariffs, beginning September 1. What...Full Post
Bill Skinner, President of the New York New Jersey Foreign Freight Forwarders and Brokers Association (NYNJFFFBA) has been invited to address the International Longshoremen’s Association Convention on July 23. The Convention, to be held in Hollywood, FL, will mark the 55th Quadrennial gathering of the ILA, part of the AFL-CIO. Mr. Skinner, who is also...Full Post
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade Relations, will provide a series of educational webinars to help members of the trade community with classification of their commodities. The webinars will be held from June through August, with each event focused on a specific commodity and presented by the respective CBP National Import Specialist. We...Full Post
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