US Trade Compliance

14 Jul 2022
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.
27 Feb 2013
Pacific International Lines has been sentenced in U.S. federal court under the terms of a plea agreement that requires the Singapore-based container shipping company to pay $2.2 million in criminal penalties...
13 Feb 2013
The retail and manufacturing industries have remarked on President Obama’s recent State of the Union address, commending his focus on job creation, while also offering a few suggestions.
01 Feb 2013
The World Trade Organization’s Dispute Settlement Body
10 Jan 2013
A Chinese national, Xiang Li, 36, of Chengdu, recently pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit criminal copyright infringement and wire fraud, after operating a Web site used to distribute more than $100 million worth of pirated software.
The seized holiday rubber ducks came dressed as Santa, snowmen, gingerbread men, reindeer or penguins. Photo courtesy U.S. Customs.
10 Dec 2012
U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently seized 35,712 imported holiday-themed rubber ducks, worth $18,522, at the Port of Los Angeles for containing too much phthalate...
28 Nov 2012
TOKYO — Japan and the United States agreed to expand their trade security and facilitation programs to include Japan’s im
26 Nov 2012
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, law enforcement agencies from five European countries, and the European Police Office...
19 Nov 2012
The Food and Drug Administration has a daunting task ahead: inspecting food imports to keep the U.S. food supply safe, according to a new report by the congressional General Accountability Office.
14 Nov 2012
The U.S. House of Representatives recently approved legislation to ensure the U.S. will not participate in a European Union plan to tax aircraft operators and air carriers for emissions when flying into or out of the EU.
07 Nov 2012
The commissioners of the United States International Trade Commission determined Nov. 7, in a 6-0 vote, that the U.S. market is negatively impacted by crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells and modules imported from China.
07 Nov 2012
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security has proposed a rule that would require voluntary self-disclosures of violations of the Export Administration Regulations...
24 Oct 2012
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — With Customs and Border Protection especially vigilant today in enforcing commercial trade regulations, a customs consultant told footwear industry executives.
23 Oct 2012
Canada and the U.S. have launched a pilot project at the Port of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, to facilitate trade and enhance cargo security at their border as part of the Integrated Cargo Security Strategy in the Beyond the Border Action Plan.