US CBP ANNOUNCES TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS FOR LAND PORTS OF ENTRY AND FERRY SERVICE BETWEEN THE US AND CANADA

On Friday 3/20/2020 the Secretary of Homeland Security announced the decision to restrict travel between the US and Canada at land ports of entry and ferry services to “essential travel” only. The restrictions went into effect at 11:59 p.m. EDT on 3/20 and will remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. EDT on 4/20/2020. Please click on the link below for the complete text of the announcement. FR Document 2020-06217: Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry... Read More

NEW PRODUCT EXCLUSIONS FOR THE CHINA TARIFFS PUBLISHED IN THE FEDERAL REGISTER ON 3/17/2020

Hello everyone! On Tuesday, 3/17/2020, the Federal Register published a new set of product exclusions for the 301-China Tariffs. The link is below. It will be to your benefit to look through these documents to see if any of your products of Chinese origin that you import are described in any of the lists. If you believe you found some, and would like help in determining this, then please contact us here at 360-332-1778 or by email to orders@sandersbrokerage.us for assistance. Otherwise, have a wonderful... Read More

NEW PRODUCT EXCLUSIONS FOR THE CHINA TARIFFS TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE FEDERAL REGISTER ON 3/10/2020

Hello everyone! On Tuesday, 3/10/2020, the Federal Register will publish a new set of product exclusions for the 301-China Tariffs. The link is below. It will be to your benefit to look through these documents to see if any of your products of Chinese origin that you import are described in any of the lists. If you believe you found some, and would like help in determining this, then please contact us here at 360-332-1778 or by email to orders@sandersbrokerage.us for assistance. Otherwise, have a... Read More

NOTICE OF CARGO LANE CLOSURE BEGINNING 3/2/2020

Advisory of Lane Closure at the Blaine Port of Entry Cargo Facility.   A project to replace an existing primary inspection booth at the CBP Pacific Highway Cargo facility will begin on March 2, 2020, and continue through May 2020.   The project will require the closure of one lane during construction. CBP at Blaine will implement strategies and make every effort to mitigate delays related to the lane closure.   We encourage Customs Brokers, Importers, Freight Forwarders, and Carriers... Read More

Notice of Modification of Section 301 Action: Enforcement of U.S. WTO Rights in Large Civil Aircraft Dispute

Tomorrow, Friday 2/21, The USTR will publish in the Federal Register a Notice of Modification of the Section 301 Action against the EU for the enforcement of the US WTO Rights in the Large Civil Aircraft dispute. Specifically, the rate of additional duty for large civil aircraft will be increased from 10 percent to 15 percent on March 18, and the lists of other products subject to the additional 25 percent duty will be modified as of March 5.  Click on the link below to view the text of this Notification... Read More

NEW PRODUCT EXCLUSIONS FOR THE CHINA TARIFFS TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE FEDERAL REGISTER ON 2/20/2020

Hello everyone! On Thursday, 2/20/2020, the Federal Register will publish a new set of product exclusions for the 301-China Tariffs. The link is below. It will be to your benefit to look through these documents to see if any of your products of Chinese origin that you import are described in any of the lists. If you believe you found some, and would like help in determining this, then please contact us here at 360-332-1778 or by email to orders@sandersbrokerage.us for assistance. Otherwise, have... Read More

NEW PRODUCT EXCLUSIONS FOR THE CHINA TARIFFS TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE FEDERAL REGISTER ON 2/5/2020

Hello everyone! On Wednesday, 2/5/2020, the Federal Register will publish a new set of product exclusions for the 301-China Tariffs. The link is below. It will be to your benefit to look through these documents to see if any of your products of Chinese origin that you import are described in any of the lists. If you believe you found some, and would like help in determining this, then please contact us here at 360-332-1778 or by email to orders@sandersbrokerage.us for assistance. Otherwise, have... Read More

REDUCTION IN THE DUTY RATE ON CERTAIN CHINESE PRODUCTS COVERED BY THE 301-CHINA TARIFFS

Yesterday, January 15, 2020 the US and China signed the Phase One trade deal that mandates structural reforms and other changes to China’s economic and trade policies as well as increasing US exports to China. As a result of this commitment, the US Trade Representative’s office announced a reduction in the duty rate on certain Chinese products covered by the 301-China Tarrifs. Specifically, those products listed in Annex A of the August 20, 2019 notice (84 FR 43304) have had the duty... Read More

NEW PRODUCT EXCLUSIONS FOR THE CHINA TARIFFS TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE FEDERAL REGISTER ON 1/6/2020

Hello everyone! On Monday, 1/6/2020, the Federal Register will published a new set of product exclusions for the 301-China Tariffs. The link is below. It will be to your benefit to look through these documents to see if any of your products of Chinese origin that you import are described in any of the lists. If you believe you found some, and would like help in determining this, then please contact us here at 360-332-1778 or by email to orders@sandersbrokerage.us for assistance. Otherwise, have a... Read More

Government Closure on December 24, 2019

On December 17, 2019, President Trump signed an Executive Order providing for the closing of Executive Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 as a federal holiday.  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will operate as a holiday on December 24, 2019. CBP will remain closed through the Christmas Holiday (December 25, 2019) and will reopen for business on Thursday, December 26, 2019. Please plan accordingly. Thank you.  Read More