A range of US importers are at risk of violating new regulations over the involvement of forced labor in the goods they import, leading Maersk and technology vendor Altana AI to partner in a program to help shippers identify that risk.
International Trade Compliance
International Trade Compliance
30 Sep 2017
BoxTech contains information on containers moving on one-third of the global fleet. Secretary General Douglas Owen details the vision behind development and potential future uses for the data.
03 Apr 2017
The project is tied to CBP's still-incomplete Automated Commercial Environment.
28 Jun 2016
Nigeria has launched technology platforms to tackle widespread corruption and inefficiencies in operations at its major ports.
10 Feb 2016
Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co. and more than a dozen other carriers will revise their pricing practices to avoid fines and end an EU antitrust suit and investigation.
29 Oct 2015
Too few shippers are ready to meet new global regulations requiring the weighing of containers before they are allowed to be loaded onto a ship, said Chris Welsh, secretary general of the Global Shippers’ Forum, the largest global shipper group. Welsh spoke with JOC.com Executive Editor Mark Szakonyi in late September about the risks of not complying with the rules set to take effect July 1, ways to meet the International Maritime Organization regulations and the complicated issue of who exactly is a “shipper.”
11 Mar 2015
Global trade management company Amber Road adds new sourcing and manufacturing capabilities by acquiring Hong Kong-based ecVision.
13 Feb 2015
U.S. Trade Representative Michael B. Froman announced Wednesday that the Obama administration is filing a sweeping case at the World Trade Organization against a Chinese government program known as the National Auto and Auto Parts Export Base.
09 Jan 2015
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is working with slightly more than a dozen federal agencies to help them better determine what shipments are high risks and which ones can be cleared faster because they pose less of a potential threat.
22 Oct 2014
The U.S. faces potential sanctions after the World Trade Organization ruled this week that the country has not done enough to amend regulations that require detailed sourcing information on meat products, which was previously found to violate international fair trade rules.
16 Oct 2014
Staying on top of the evolving regulatory and customs environment was a key areas forwarders and NVOCCs needed to focus on as they expand their business across Asia, delegates at a TPM Asia panel heard today.
23 Sep 2014
The U.S. Commerce Department set duties on 53-foot dry intermodal containers from China after a preliminary determination concluded manufacturers received unfair subsidies from the Chinese government
16 Jul 2014
FedEx, TNT Express and the U.K.’s Royal Mail are being investigated by French regulators over alleged anti-competitive behavior in the country’s parcel delivery market.
16 Jul 2014
Hong Kong-listed shipping line OOCL and Dubai-based Etihad Airways have not yet been officially informed of a Bangladesh high court ruling that accuses them of evading taxes and money laundering...
18 Mar 2014
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics today was fined ¥3.5 billion (about US$34.6 million) by the Japanese Fair Trade Commission for participating in a cartel...
17 Mar 2014
The stricter enforcement of Chinese forwarding regulations could force container lines to turn away business and force forwarders out of the market.
09 Dec 2013
The takeover of the Lazaro Cardenas port in November by the Mexican army underscores an enduring reality in Latin America: its ports a breeding ground for corruption, according to the global risk consultancy Control Risks.
17 Oct 2013
Chinese officials have officially accepted an August finding by the World Trade Organization that China improperly imposed anti-dumping and counterveiling duties on U.S. poultry.
10 Oct 2013
Trade Tech, a cloud-based solutions provider for the logistics industry, has opened a new office in Tokyo to support customers in Japan and the surrounding region.
10 Oct 2013
Russia today ended supplementary border checks on Lithuanian trucks imposed a month ago amid rising tensions over the European Union’s bid to forge closer trade relations with ex-Soviet republics.
04 Oct 2013
The governments of Spain and Japan have agreed to streamline their customs procedures to facilitate trade, ensure compliance and exchange information on new customs procedures.
30 Sep 2013
The European Union and Indonesia today signed a voluntary partnership agreement on forest law enforcement, governance and trade in timber products to the EU to fight illegal logging.
19 Aug 2013
WASHINGTON — The transportation and logistic industry's confusion about China’s new value added tax of 6 percent appears
14 Aug 2013
United Nations inspectors have arrived at Panama’s Manzanillo port to examine the North Korean ship carrying hidden military equipment that was intercepted by Panamanian authorities...
18 Jul 2013
Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Relations has announced that the missile systems that Panama seized from a North Korea-flag ship were “obsolete defensive weapons” that Cuba was sending...
16 Jul 2013
Panama has detained a North Korean-flagged ship coming from Cuba as it approached the Panama Canal with undeclared weapons, according to the nation’s President Ricardo Martinelli, Reuters reports.
12 Jul 2013
Kenya’s security agencies have seized two more containers full of ivory, after authorities vowed to increase surveillance at all entry points to the East African nation, Shanghai Daily reports.
11 Jul 2013
Russia is planning to introduce temporary restrictions on dairy, meat and seafood imports from Greece, starting July 15, according to the Russian Federal Veterinary and Phytosanitary Inspection Service...
10 Jul 2013
The European Union has launched its first formal trade dispute with Russia at the World Trade Organization.
21 Jun 2013
United Against Nuclear Iran on June 21 launched its Maritime Intelligence Network and Rogue Vessel Analysis system, a new initiative that tracks Iranian vessels and identifies and exposes the Iranian regime’s efforts to smuggle oil and cargo...
14 Jun 2013
The new listings of species, the 165 decisions and 36 resolutions adopted or revised at the 16th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora...
15 May 2013
The European Commission is warning China that it is ready to begin antidumping investigations and subsequently levy sanctions against Chinese telecom equipment makers...
23 Apr 2013
MASkargo, Cathay Pacific and Thai Airways International have settled with the New Zealand Commerce Commission for fixing air cargo prices between February 2000 and February 2006...
10 Apr 2013
European Union trade officials are asking member governments to approve tougher powers to force companies to cooperate in anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations.
21 Mar 2013
The European Commission today decided to refer Portugal to the Court of Justice of the European Union for its incorrect application of the rules on airport groundhandling.
01 Mar 2013
Few disagree that a proposed free trade agreement between the European Union and the United States would be an economic b
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