Import and Export Regulations

Import and Export Regulations

Commentary

One thing’s for sure if you’ve been involved with international trade in recent times: Things are getting ever more complicated and risk management and compliance challenges are consistently getting harder to anticipate and manage.

News & Analysis

27 Mar 2015
A week after announcing its formation, a new shipper coalition in Shanghai lambasted container lines for focusing on price to the detriment of service.
25 Mar 2015
Phil Peters, president of Cuba Research Center, a nonprofit organization in Alexandria, Virginia, says the U.S. and Cuba have been making progress in normalizing their diplomatic and trade ties, and overcoming political opposition within the United States to the Obama administration’s clear desire to end the U.S. trade embargo of Cuba.
20 Mar 2015
Vietnam will now inspect foreign shipping lines for alleged unreasonable surcharges on local traders, the country’s Government Office announced this week.
16 Mar 2015
Mexico’s recent expansion of its ban on U.S. poultry after authorities confirmed a case of bird flu in Arkansas is the latest blow to exporters whose containerized shipments have steadily fallen since China and South Korea imposed their own bans months ago.
11 Mar 2015
Global trade management company Amber Road adds new sourcing and manufacturing capabilities by acquiring Hong Kong-based ecVision.
13 Feb 2015
President Obama’s proposal to restore U.S.-Cuba diplomatic trade relations has kindled interest in increased shipments between the nations, and is raising hopes among Gulf ports and shippers that a new market could develop almost in their front yard.
12 Jan 2015
The Chinese government said it will ban imports of U.S. poultry and egg products because of recent detections of highly pathogenic avian influenza in backyard poultry and wild birds in the Pacific Northwest.
29 Nov 2014
China is speeding up its process of ditching a two-year ban on Brazilian red meat with a resumption of imports expected before Christmas, said Brazil’s agriculture minister, Neri Geller. And Saudi Arabia is expected to resume imports of Brazilian beef by the end of this year.
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.
12 Nov 2014
The Brazil-U.S. Business Council, which is affiliated with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Brazilian National Confederation of Industry to conduct studies on a potential trade agreement and report back to both governments on the results.