Air Cargo Now Being Screened in Hong Kong

Air Cargo Now Being Screened in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department has announced a new X-ray screening requirement for air cargo moving through Hong Kong, which will be implemented in four phases. The final phase will require that all air cargo moving through Hong Kong be screened by June 30, 2021. The following is the scheduled roll-out. Transition Phase Duration…

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U.S.–Japan Trade Agreement: Preferential Tariff Treatment

U.S.–Japan Trade Agreement: Preferential Tariff Treatment

The U.S.–Japan Trade Agreement is effective as of January 1, 2020. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued the requirements for those looking to claim preferential treatment under this trade deal. In order to receive preferential treatment, goods must originate and meet all the requirements under the agreement. The filing instructions are as follows:…

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7th Round of Section 301 List 3 Exclusions

7th Round of Section 301 List 3 Exclusions

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has announced the seventh set of Section 301 tariff exclusions for list 3. The exclusions will apply as of the September 24, 2018, effective date of the $200 billion action, to August 7, 2020. The exclusions are reflected in 2 ten-digit HTSUS subheadings and 66 specially prepared product…

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