Trade Compliance


We live in a society where jumping to conclusions without having all the facts is all too common. Case in point is another story about the bad boys of the National Football League, specifically, the behavior of the Miami Dolphins players and their conduct inside and outside the locker room. Federal agencies with jurisdiction over trade-related issues do the same thing.

News & Analysis

08 Jul 2014
A new program by U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s integrates its two largest trusted trader programs — Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism and Importer Self Assessment — and includes additional perks meant to offer tangible benefits in return for the effort that importers put in to participate.
18 Mar 2014
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics today was fined ¥3.5 billion (about US$34.6 million) by the Japanese Fair Trade Commission for participating in a cartel...
17 Mar 2014
The stricter enforcement of Chinese forwarding regulations could force container lines to turn away business and force forwarders out of the market.
Envelope of money being handed over
09 Dec 2013
The takeover of the Lazaro Cardenas port in November by the Mexican army underscores an enduring reality in Latin America: its ports a breeding ground for corruption, according to the global risk consultancy Control Risks.
17 Oct 2013
Chinese officials have officially accepted an August finding by the World Trade Organization that China improperly imposed anti-dumping and counterveiling duties on U.S. poultry.
10 Oct 2013
Trade Tech, a cloud-based solutions provider for the logistics industry, has opened a new office in Tokyo to support customers in Japan and the surrounding region.
10 Oct 2013
Russia today ended supplementary border checks on Lithuanian trucks imposed a month ago amid rising tensions over the European Union’s bid to forge closer trade relations with ex-Soviet republics.
Spain's Barcelona harbor.
04 Oct 2013
The governments of Spain and Japan have agreed to streamline their customs procedures to facilitate trade, ensure compliance and exchange information on new customs procedures.
Illegal logging.
30 Sep 2013
The European Union and Indonesia today signed a voluntary partnership agreement on forest law enforcement, governance and trade in timber products to the EU to fight illegal logging.
19 Aug 2013
WASHINGTON — The transportation and logistic industry's confusion about China’s new value added tax of 6 percent appears