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New Tariffs On Imports From China: What Are The Options?

New Tariffs On Imports From China: What Are The Options? May 22, 2019

Facing another threatened round of tariffs on goods from China, importers may feel they have few options left to avoid the higher fares. Amid continued uncertainty surrounding the next moves in the U.S. and China trade dispute, we are advising our customers to be aware of their potential eligibility to claim product exclusions and/or recovery...

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U.S. Raises Section 301 Tariffs on Chinese Goods to 25%: What Importers Should Know

U.S. Raises Section 301 Tariffs on Chinese Goods to 25%: What Importers Should Know May 10, 2019

The U.S. increased Section 301 tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese products from 10% to 25% today, as talks continued to try to salvage a potential deal. The tariff hike went into effect hours after meetings between U.S. and Chinese negotiators failed to produce a settlement. The White House said that there were no plans...

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WB Skinner Opens New Savannah Office

WB Skinner Opens New Savannah Office April 29, 2019

WB Skinner is pleased to announce the opening of our new regional office in Savannah, GA. Headed by Vice President Julie Skinner Hartenfels, the new location reflects increased demand for our services and the rapid growth of the Port of Savannah to serve shipments on the East Coast. The new office is located at 6002...

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New Panama Canal Draft Restrictions Impact Container Allowable Weights

New Panama Canal Draft Restrictions Impact Container Allowable Weights April 29, 2019

Due to the extended drought in the region of the Panama Canal and the resulting low water levels in Gatun Lake, The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced a new DRAFT restriction of 44 ft effective April 30th, 2019. As a result, carriers have placed new weight restrictions on container bookings that transit the Canal...

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