Annual Review and Outlook - Government

Perspectives

By Susan Kohn Ross

The challenges facing businesses involved in imports and exports are complex. One constant theme in the industry is the rising cost of compliance. A related theme has to do with the expanding complexity of issues demanding compliance efforts.

Archived Years

Featured Article

This year, the U.S. transportation industry will receive the first funding from some $205 billion allocated for highway and $48 billion allocated for transit projects, and approximately $10.8 billion in grants for freight projects allocated over the next five years, the largest allocation over the longest period of time in nearly a decade.

ARO Commentaries

2016 will be a challenging year for the liner shipping industry, both in economic terms and on the regulatory front. The two are related.
2016 will require added attention to counter-terrorism and security by all government agencies, including border agencies such as Customs.