Trade Compliance

Trade Compliance

Commentary

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

23 Sep 2014
The U.S. Commerce Department set duties on 53-foot dry intermodal containers from China after a preliminary determination concluded manufacturers received unfair subsidies from the Chinese government
03 Sep 2014
In a deal that could have implications for refrigerated shippers and warehouse operators across the U.S., Costco agreed to pay $335,000 in penalties and spend as much as $2 million over the next few years to cut greenhouse gas emissions from its warehouse stores.
16 Jul 2014
FedEx, TNT Express and the U.K.’s Royal Mail are being investigated by French regulators over alleged anti-competitive behavior in the country’s parcel delivery market.
16 Jul 2014
Hong Kong-listed shipping line OOCL and Dubai-based Etihad Airways have not yet been officially informed of a Bangladesh high court ruling that accuses them of evading taxes and money laundering...
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.
Chickens
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.