Japan-EU Trade Agreement Threatens U.S. Pork Exports to Japan

Information derived from USDA newsletter   On December 8, 2017, Japan and the European Union (EU) announced the finalization of negotiations on the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). One major outcome is that the agreement will eliminate, or sharply reduce, duties on agricultural products in […]

Import Training • Export Training • St. Louis • Northwest Iowa

Scarbrough’s local training opportunities have been very reputable in the past. So reputable that we continue to obtain requests to train in cities around the Midwest.  Check out our upcoming opportunities in Saint Louis and Northwest Iowa.  Feel free to bring your entire department and […]

STEP Grant – Small business looking to export?

Obtain free money to help your efforts! The State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) helps companies grow, expand and succeed internationally. The STEP Program is a pilot Federal-state partnership grant initiative, intended to increase the number of small businesses that export and the value of exports by the […]

The Steps to Shipping to Brazil

Importers & Exporters must Register with the Foreign Trade Secretariat (SECEX) All Brazilian importers and exporters must be registered with the Foreign Trade Secretariat (SECEX) of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism (MICT). The inscription number in the General Taxpayer Register of the Revenue […]

Exports on a Mission Literally. It’s always nice to hear from our clients that give back to the world.  The Franciscan Mission Warehouse of Missouri has been a longstanding client with Scarbrough whose values align very well with ours.  Our values start with Number 1.) […]

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Import Export License New eLicense System

Introducing the Electronic eLicense As of October 2, 2017, The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service introduced the new eLicense system, which allows individuals and companies that import or export wildlife for commercial purposes to apply for required licenses electronically.  These parties may also renew or amend […]

What paperwork is required to export to a foreign country?

  In short, it depends on which country a shipper plans to export to. Each country has its own rules and regulations. It is the ultimate responsibility of the shipper and/or importer of record to comply with those regulations.  Communication is key! We suggest to […]

Three Additional AES Data Elements in ACE Report

Final Rule Enhances Export Trade Reports Information derived from CBP’s Cargo Systems Messaging Service The Census Bureau’s International Trade Management Division (ITMD) is announcing the publication of a Final Rule revising several sections of the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), Title 15, Part 30. The amendments […]

Expand your Sales into Canada

If your company has thought about dipping into the Canadian market, now is the time! If you didn’t already know, Canada is the United States’ number one trading partner… and selling to the Canadian market from the United States is easy!  Exporting your goods and […]

New Proposed Fee on the West Coast

Zero Emissions Fee may be in our Future According to the Journal of Commerce, there is a new proposed fee on cargo moving through California ports, which will aim to support the state’s environmental efforts.  The South Coast Air Quality management District (AQMD) may impose a […]