Untangling the Section 301 4-Year-Review

Untangling the Section 301 4-Year-Review

The Office of the US Trade Representatives (USTR) announced that new, and higher, tariff actions will be phased in over the next few years. As the industry comes to terms with this hike on an array of commodities, there’s never been a better time to revisit how the first tariffs were brought about—back in 2018—and…

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7/1 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce GRI

7/1 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce GRI

Trans-Pacific carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective July 1, 2024. This GRI will affect all Canadian and USA destinations. The following amounts are in USD and apply to all freight originating in Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent. General Rate Increase Applies to all U.S. and Canadian ports Effective July 1, 2024 Equip.USD20…

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UPDATE: CBSA Strike Averted

UPDATE: CBSA Strike Averted

UPDATE: 6/12/2024— PSAC members have decided not to strike after the union announced they reached a tentative contract agreement with CBSA. Details of the agreement are expected to be released on Thursday, June 13—members are being told. Union members will still need to vote to ratify and finalize the deal. Mohawk Global will continue to…

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CBP Issues Guidance on Origin Declaration, Origin Statement, & Certificates of Origin

CBP Issues Guidance on Origin Declaration, Origin Statement, & Certificates of Origin

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued guidance on completing origin declarations, origin statements, and certificates of origin. These documents must be completed and signed by an official of the importer, exporter, or producer or agent of the importer, exporter, or producer having knowledge of the relevant facts to the origin of the goods,…

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New Textile Enforcement by DHS

New Textile Enforcement by DHS

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)—are collaborating to protect the integrity of domestic textile markets and hold perpetrators accountable for Customs violations. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has initiated this collaboration to combat illicit trade for the American textile industry—which accounts for more than 500,000 US jobs and is…

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