Regulation & Policy

The global regulatory environment surrounding international trade has never been more difficult — and risky — to manage. From international trade law to customs regulations, trade compliance has risen to the top of the priority list among global importers and exporters. In the age of free trade agreements that link different customs and cultures, the challenges will only mount in the years ahead.

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23 Feb 2017
Shipping cargo across borders, especially into developing countries, is expected to be easier with the adoption of the WTO's new 110-member trade facilitation deal.
22 Feb 2017
“Studies estimate that the TFA will cut the average cost of exporting by some 14 percent."
22 Feb 2017
The latest action underscores how aggressively the government is pushing to increase direct port delivery shipments.
21 Feb 2017
Eimskip said it has 15 working days to reply to the preliminary objection.
17 Feb 2017
More than 60 trucking groups joined to ask the new US transportation secretary to immediately rescind a key rule in the Compliance, Safety, Accountability, or CSA, initiative.
16 Feb 2017
There is some contention over how much support the rollback has among shippers.
16 Feb 2017
A senior source close the matter told JOC.com that the government of Hong Kong had made its concerns known over such changes to Beijing.
15 Feb 2017
Strong trade compliance protocols and abilities are critical to success in e-commerce.
14 Feb 2017
Members of the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism account for over 54 percent, by value, of what is imported into the United States.
10 Feb 2017
Very little is known about Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan.
08 Feb 2017
China's tariffs on US DDGs is killing exports of this important containerized commodity.