International Customs Regulations

09 Jan 2017
Drug smugglers are using new techniques to hide contraband among legal cargo at the port of Santos.
05 Jan 2017
More generous free time practices and easier customs processes in Baltic states is costing Russian ports cargo.
29 Dec 2016
Customs authorities at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and shipping lines are in a dispute over the cause of delays in the port's direct port delivery services.
16 Dec 2016
Brazilian shippers stung by ongoing slowdowns by customs officers can take solace in the fact that when those officers decide to resume their duties as normal, shipments between Uruguay and Brazil will have less customs restrictions placed on them.
16 Dec 2016
Forwarders handling shipments bound for Canada must now submit electronic house bills of lading prior to arrival or face steep fines, which could translate to higher rates and delays for cross-border shippers.
30 Nov 2016
Cargo clearance at Indian seaports, airports, and container freight stations should be quicker beginning Thursday.
28 Nov 2016
Russia’s leading shippers and transport companies are petitioning the government to drastically reduce the customs paperwork needed for imports and exports.
28 Nov 2016
Japan signed an agreement to expand the area of land it can develop within the Thilawa special economic zone.
28 Oct 2016
The Brazilian port of Santos faces a new wave of strikes as backroom financial auditors for the customs agency join officers in the field that are already carrying out a nationwide strike impacting ports, airports, and border crossings.
14 Oct 2016
It is now easier for Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust shippers to take advantage of a “direct port entry” scheme meant to speed export traffic.
11 Oct 2016
A new Russian system of customs clearance for cargo passing through the country’s seaports has led to delays and higher costs for shippers.
06 Oct 2016
Canadian customs is partnering with forwarders to determine where bottlenecks are in cargo clearance and how to remove them.