Doing Business with Brazil

Submit questions ahead of time or during the webinar. Join us with experts from Scarbrough and the Managing Director of the Brazil Office with the MO Dept of Economic Development and learn: – Brazilian culture & industry sectors – How to market to Brazil – How […]

Trump Tariff Timeline

Tariff Timeline for U.S. Imports and Exports The year 2018 has affected the global trade industry in many ways.  The following timeline shows the announcement dates and effective dates for new tariffs on a variety of products affecting a variety of countries including China, Mexico, […]

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 […]

Brazil Customs Strike Causes Delays

Brazil Customs Strike is on its Eleventh Week According to American Shipper, “Shippers and carriers are experiencing delays of up to eight days in Brazil as Customs workers legally boycott governmental changes to retirement age and other benefits.”  One local tell us that this is […]

CBP has new Regulation on Wood Packaging Material

CBP Requires Wood Packaging Material to be Treated at Origin Information derived from U.S. Customs Cargo Systems Messaging Service on September 25, 2017 The Regulation: Non-exempt wood packaging material (WPM) imported into the United States must be treated at approved facilities at places of origin. Effective […]

All Beef from Brazil is Re-Inspected

The Brazilian Beef Scandal is Under Control According to Chris Gillis of American Shipper, “The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said it will step up pathogen testing on all shipments of raw beef and “ready-to-eat” products from Brazil, instead of […]

All Beef from Brazil is Re-Inspected

All Beef from Brazil is Re-Inspected The Brazilian Beef Scandal is Under Control According to Chris Gillis of American Shipper, “The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said it will step up pathogen testing on all shipments of raw beef and […]

Brazil and Argentina move forward with Digital Certificate of Origin

Brazil and Argentina move forward with Digital Certificate of Origin Pilot Project (COD) Aiming to extend and deepen the bilateral trade as well as to promote integration between Brazil and Argentina Marcos Piacitelli of Thomson Reuters states, “Ministers from Brazil and Argentina signed a document in […]

Brazil: Santos Terminal Fire

Brazil: Santos Terminal Fire A blaze lasted 40 hours at the Tecon Santos terminal on January 15, 2016. Vessels were sent to other container terminals to avoid toxic clouds. This unfortunate situation was caused by water penetration in a container causing chemical reactions. Toxic smoke sent […]

Brazil Wood Packing Regulation

Brazil Wood Packing Regulation Commentary by: Roger Stuart   | Scarbrough International, Ltd.  |  February 10, 2016 Brazil is a major export market for USA companies and the majority of our export clients as well. There has been a lot of notices floating around the past […]