Avocado Toast is Really a Story about NAFTA

  A story how NAFTA plays a role in everyday life Story derived from North American Strategy for Competitiveness (NASCO) “Donald Trump campaigned on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement or pulling the United States out of the deal altogether. But what is NAFTA, […]

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 […]

Current WTO Disputes

Here’s what you need to know According to Bryce Baschuk with American Journal of Transportation, there are six World Trade Organization disputes that we should care about.  He says, The World Trade Organization’s dispute mechanism is facing the most critical period in its history as […]

North American Chassis Pool Cooperative maintains pricing

North American Chassis Pool Cooperative maintains pricing All others chassis providers plan to increase pricing According to Ben Meyer with American Shipper, “The North American Chassis Pool Cooperative will maintain its current pricing for both pool and premium chassis despite increased labor costs and inventory and […]

Trump to Review all Trade Deals

Trump to Review all Trade Deals White House prepares sweeping review of trade deals Excerpt from NASCO Newsletter, original content from politico.com “The White House is preparing to order a review of all U.S. trade deals, senior administration officials say, as they seek better terms and […]

The EU-US Beef Dispute may Bring on new Tariffs

Potential for Retaliatory Tariffs on some EU products The EU-US Beef Dispute may Bring on new Tariffs. The EU-US Beef dispute dates back to the early 1980s, when the EU adopted restrictions on importing beef from livestock that had been administered with hormones. According to […]

Import Duty Relief for Pima Cotton Users, Wool Apparel Makers Modified

Import Duty Relief for Pima Cotton Users, Wool Apparel Makers Modified Excerpt from: Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg | November 18, 2016 The Department of Agriculture has amended its March 2015 final rule implementing the Pima Agriculture Cotton Trust Fund and the Agriculture Wool Apparel Manufacturers Trust Fund […]

Duty Drawback

Duty Drawback FAQ

Duty Drawback FAQ What type of importer/exporter should consider Duty Drawback? An importer that knows it will be exporting a previously imported product should look into the Duty Drawback program. When is duty drawback most beneficial? When the duty refund from Duty Drawback is high […]

Import Fee on Cotton and Cotton-Containing Products to be Lowered

Import Fee on Cotton and Cotton-Containing Products to be Lowered Excerpt from: Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg | August 05, 2016 Assessments paid by importers of cotton and cotton-containing products under the Cotton Research and Promotion Order will fall 8.3 percent under a direct final rule […]

Go to Mexico, Mr. Trudeau

Go to Mexico, Mr. Trudeau Excerpt from: iPolitics | By: Iliana Perez, Jack Hughes and Ryan Clarke | October 21, 2015 Among the early decisions facing any new prime minister is settling on a destination for the first official trip outside Canada. It’s a decision […]