Industry News

Regulatory Updates for January 1, 2017

Regulatory Updates 

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

HTS Changes 

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The World Customs Organization has published new amendments to the Harmonized System Nomenclature, which will enter into force January 1, 2017. Changes include some commodities from the following sectors: agricultural, chemical, wood, textile, base metal, machinery, transport, and other. 

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The Food and Drug Administration

Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP)
Accepting Applications

 

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The FDA’s Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP), which is a trusted trader program for food importers, will begin accepting applications on January 1, 2017. 

Read full article and download guides here.