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NCBFAA Calls on FDA to Keep ACE Data Elements Optional, Revise Key Definitions in Proposed Regs

The Food and Drug Administration should keep as optional in ACE several data elements that can be difficult for import filers to obtain, the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America said in comments to the agency dated Aug … Subscribe to Read >>

CBP Seeks Comments on PGA Data Collection for Imports Below de Minimis Value

CBP will make regulatory changes to reflect the increase to the de minimis level, from $200 to $800, under the new customs reauthorization law and seeks input on how to approach other agency requirements for imports below the threshold, it … Subscribe to Read >>

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Forwarders Take Advantage of Trade Opportunities in Cuba Amid Shaky Regulatory Framework

U.S. shippers and forwarders are seizing new opportunities created through recently loosened trade restrictions between the U.S. and Cuba, yet U.S. export activities frequently fall short of firms’ expectations as companies often encounter uncertain and changeable terms of bilateral engagement. In addition to navigating incongruous trade regulations across both countries, firms involved in exporting to Cuba must still avoid violating the U.S. trade embargo while cultivating Cuban buyers who commonly have spotty phone and internet access, according to several private sector officials directly engaged in U.S.-Cuba trade regulations. … Read More >>

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