Supplemental Instructions for Document Review When Verifying Trade Preference Program Claims for Textiles and Wearing Apparel TBT-12-003 03/22/2012 Reference: TBT-11-004 Additional Documents Used to Verify Free Trade Agreement and Legislated Trade Program Claims for Textiles and Wearing Apparel TBT-07-019 Documents Used to Verify Free Trade Agreement and Legislated Trade Program Claims for Textiles and Wearing
Details of CBP Proposed Rule to Refuse or Conditionally Release Imports Noncompliant with Energy Rules U.S. Customs and Border Protection has issued a proposed rule to amend its regulations to provide that CBP will refuse admission or conditionally release consumer products and industrial equipment that do not comply with applicable energy conservation or labeling standards,
The Proclamation which suspends Argentina as a Generalized System of Preferences beneficiary country and designates the Republic of South Sudan as a least developed GSP beneficiary country will be published in the March 29, 2012 Federal Register. As a result, Argentina is slated to be suspended from the GSP program on May 28, 2012 .
Importers Advised to Establish Safeguards Now to Minimize Potentially Serious Negative Consequences The recent discovery of radioactive materials in some imported consumer goods that have made it to store shelves is prompting U.S. Customs and Border Protection to step up its related scanning activities, resulting in processing delays for dozens of shipments from China, India
GSP GENERAL COMPLIANCE DOCUMENT US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION HAS POSTED TO ITS WEB SITE A GUIDANCE DOCUMENT PROVIDING GENERAL COMPLIANCE INFORMATION FOR IMPORTERS CLAIMING BENEFITS UNDER THE GENERALIZED SYSTEM OF PREFERENCES (GSP). IT’S AN EXCELLENT SUMMARY AND CAN BE FOUND HERE: http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/trade/trade_programs/audits/archive/gsp.xml FOR A SCANNED COPY, PLEASE EMAIL C.SPOTO@ALBAWHEELSUP.COM.