International Trade Compliance

International Trade Compliance

28 Feb 2013
A World Trade Organization dispute panel found that China’s anti-dumping duties on imports of X-ray security inspection equipment from the European Union were in breach of WTO anti-dumping rules.
28 Feb 2013
U.S. container trade with Asian countries reached nearly 17.8 million 20-foot-equivalent units in the first 11 months of 2012.
China, Japan Rock the Boat on Trade
28 Feb 2013
Analysts are hopeful that trade between Japan and China will improve gradually this year after a 2012 slump made far more painful by a territorial dispute over a group of islands in the East China Sea.
15 Feb 2013
The European Commission has proposed new regulations to improve the safety of consumer products in the single market and increase market surveillance on all non-food products.
Hong Kong Customs has siezed 79 ivory tusks.
07 Jan 2013
Hong Kong Customs recently seized 779 ivory tusks, worth about $10.6 million (about US$1.4 million), from a 20-foot-equivalent unit container shipped to Hong Kong from Kenya.
19 Dec 2012
Swiss competition regulators fined four international logistics companies — locally-based Kuehne+Nagel and Panalpina, Ger
14 Dec 2012
Eighteen months worth of funding.
14 Dec 2012
Agricultural, apparel, footwear, consumer products and electronics shippers will find the importin
26 Nov 2012
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, law enforcement agencies from five European countries, and the European Police Office...
20 Nov 2012
APL Logistics is moving aggressively to expand its global capabilities with the acquisition of Carmichael International S
19 Nov 2012
The World Trade Organization on Nov. 16 adopted panel and appellate body reports in the United States' dispute with China about the imposition of duties on U.S. exports of grain oriented flat-rolled electrical steel, according to Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative.
16 Nov 2012
The IEC System of Conformity Assessment Schemes for Electrotechnical Equipment and Components, which provides conformity testing and certification for the safety and performance of electronic products...
Mideast Logistics Transformation Built on Oil
15 Nov 2012
With the U.S. and Europe struggling to escape recession, and China’s stellar economy displaying signs of exhaustion, it’s tough to find a region of the world that’s thriving on the logistics front. But here’s a hint: Follow the money — the oil money, that is.
07 Nov 2012
The commissioners of the United States International Trade Commission determined Nov. 7, in a 6-0 vote, that the U.S. market is negatively impacted by crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells and modules imported from China.
Customs inspectors check cargo container at port
06 Nov 2012
Expectations that exports will lead the U.S. economic recovery are increasing the burden on exporters and freight forwarders to update their internal compliance programs to abide by commercial regulations and security requirements.
05 Nov 2012
In an increasingly commoditized freight audit and payment market, third-party providers are looking to value-added servic
23 Oct 2012
Canada and the U.S. have launched a pilot project at the Port of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, to facilitate trade and enhance cargo security at their border as part of the Integrated Cargo Security Strategy in the Beyond the Border Action Plan.
Clearing Out ‘Unintended’ Inventory
19 Oct 2012
More goods packed into warehouses and sitting on store shelves meant not as much freight moving in trucks during the summer, a situation carriers and shippers hope is changing as the year-end holidays and trucking’s annual peak shipping season approach.
17 Oct 2012
The World Shipping Council today named Damian Viccars as its newest Brussels Representative...