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International Customs Regulations
Trade Tech to Host Seminar Series With NACCS to Help Shipping Community Prepare for Japan’s New 24-Hour Rule
23 Jun 2013
Although the Japanese government has been widely criticized for its reluctance to relax non-tariff barriers to imports, J
31 May 2013
Guinea-Bissau deposited with the secretary general of the World Customs Organization its instrument of accession to the International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System.
28 May 2013
U.S. exports of recycled plastics, metal and paper to China are taking a beating because China’s new administration country is cracking down on the importation of adulterated scrap products.
24 Apr 2013
On behalf of the U.S. and Nigeria, Thomas S. Winkowski, U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s acting commissioner, and Abdullahi Dikko Inde, Nigeria’s customs service comptroller...
12 Apr 2013
Hong Kong Customs has seized a batch of illegal cigarettes and some suspected counterfeit goods, worth $2.4 million (about US$309,211) after intercepting two transshipment smuggling cases at...
27 Feb 2013
The Republic of Albania has implemented the international ATA Carnet system, which allows for the temporary duty- and tax-free export or import of goods for up to one year. Albania is the 72nd country to join the system.
22 Feb 2013
Customs, police and wildlife officers from Asia, Africa and the U.S. have launched a cross-border enforcement operation, known as “COBRA,” to crack down on wildlife crime syndicates.
14 Feb 2013
13 Feb 2013
Government officials, politicians and business and industry leaders have commended the decision of the U.S. and the European Union to initiate the necessary internal procedures for the launch of...
28 Jan 2013
The Internal Market Committee members of the European Parliament have approved a deal with the European Council that gives customs officials at EU borders better tools and clearer rules to confiscate...
22 Jan 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Mexico’s Tax Administration Service have signed a joint work plan that lays out a plan for the mutual recognition of the two countries’ authorized economic operator programs...