The Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that as of Aug. 1 its Office of Law Enforcement will no longer send written notices to holders of wildlife import/export licenses and designated port exception permits concerning the expiration of those licenses/permits and the need to request renewal. As a result, individuals and businesses that hold wildlife

Changes at the port of LA/LB and LAX

Friday, 01 August 2014 by | Published in News

As Customs moves toward an ACE environment in 2015 and paperless, Customs is making major operational changes in LA/LB. The teams will be MERGED into joint teams…There will no longer be CST’s at the Airport and CST’s at the harbor.  They will be grouped into TEN major teams with all new assignment numbers.  The ten

The Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that as of Aug. 1 its Office of Law Enforcement will no longer send written notices to holders of wildlife import/export licenses and designated port exception permits concerning the expiration of those licenses/permits and the need to request renewal. As a result, individuals and businesses that hold wildlife

In a Notice published in the Customs Bulletin of July 2, 2014, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) has proposed to revoke or modify sixty-seven rulings (issued from 2004 to 2009) in which a host of costumes had been held to be eligible for duty-free treatment by virtue of their classification within Heading 9505, HTS

Cotton Fee to be Decreased

Thursday, 26 June 2014 by | Published in News

Import Fee on Cotton and Cotton-Containing Products to be Decreased The Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service has issued a direct final rule lowering the assessments paid by importers of cotton and cotton-containing products under the Cotton Research and Promotion Order. These assessments are being reduced from $0.012876/kg to $0.012728, reflecting a decrease in the

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