International Customs Regulations

International Customs Regulations

18 Nov 2014
European Union trade partners are implementing trade-restricting measures at at “alarming” pace and their efforts to remove such hindrances has slowed, according to an annual EU report on protectionism released yesterday.
18 Nov 2014
A system aimed at expediting the customs clearance of goods traded between members of the Association of Southeast Nations will get its first test in in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.
06 Nov 2014
Transport Canada is proposing to allow shippers to screen their cargo before it reaches an airport, rather than solely relying on carriers to do so, in order to bridge security gaps and prevent terrorist attacks.
27 Oct 2014
Most shippers are happy with the European Union’s new electronic customs system, which aims to replace paper customs procedures to facilitate trade and enhance security at the EU’s external borders, this despite potentially higher costs and possibly more enquiries and audits, according to a new survey.
22 Oct 2014
The American Apparel & Footwear Association and the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Textiles and Apparel today signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at easing U.S.-China shipments of fashion products in both directions.
21 Oct 2014
Guangdong Province in south China is working in several ways to improve its port competitiveness, by encouraging collaboration among Pearl River Delta container terminals, easing customs rules and establishing more robust rail and waterborne connections into the interior, said Liu Xiaohua, Vice Director, Guangdong Provincial Transportation Department.
13 Oct 2014
China Customs issued data field requirements for its forthcoming advanced manifest rule but still hasn’t announced an effective date, according to a Maersk Line advisory issued on Oct. 13
13 Oct 2014
Turkey plans to standardize procedures at customs gates to speed up border transactions and unclog long truck l
29 Sep 2014
A pilot program to test paperless customs documentation will be implemented at the Nhava Sheva Container Terminal for the next two months in an attempt to ease the India’s congestion problem.
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29 Jun 2014
Forwarders shipping goods via Shanghai are trying to decipher China Customs’ 24-Hour Advance Manifest (CCAM) regulations that either were implemented on June 3, will be implemented on June 28 or July 1, or will be strictly enforced from October 1, depending on the source.
04 Apr 2014
Changes coming to Mexican customs regulations in October will give maquiladoras, or manufacturers focused on exports, more competitive pricing on brokerage and allow brokers to expand the number of ports of entry where they manage cargo.
06 Mar 2014
WASHINGTON — U.S. and Mexican shippers and transportation providers in their countries’ trusted traded programs could see faster cargo processing at the shared border as soon as late 2014, Mexico head of customs today.