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Garment Production in China in the Age of Tariffs

Garment Production in China in the Age of Tariffs

When U.S. tariffs were levied in September on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, some apparel companies saw the writing on the wall even if they wanted to erase it. The 10 percent tariffs did not cover apparel or footwear, but it did include fabric and handbags...

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NAFTA Renegotiated, Replaced By USMCA

Trade news this year has been almost entirely focused on trade restrictions, with tariffs and trade wars dominating the headlines. But recently there was a breakthrough for free trade: a renegotiated NAFTA agreed to by the USA, Mexico, and Canada that would take the...

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The Cost of Ocean Freight in 2018

Cost Pressures on Ocean Freight for 2H 2018 In an environment of import/export uncertainty and the potential for increased tariffs later this year, peak season for shippers came early in 2018. US import volumes took a larger than normal upturn well ahead of the...

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What is the EAPA?

By Jim Roberts, VP of Compliance EAPA is the Enforce and Protect Act, is Title IV, Section 421 of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. Of what importance is this to you, the importer? If you are considering importing goods that you sourced at an...

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