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Trade Negotiations Continue With Japan

Over the last few months, the United States has been busy working on new trade agreements worldwide. This past month has seen a renewed focus on the USA’s trade relationship with Japan, a close ally and America’s 4th-largest trade partner. As one of his first acts...

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Tariff Deadline Uncertain

Months ago, a deadline of March 1st was set by the Trump Administration to have a new trade deal in place that would reduce or somehow mitigate the tariffs that were implemented last summer. In a brief “truce” to the trade war, President Trump agreed not to increase...

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Tariffs In The News

For years, tariffs were a niche topic that only came up once in a great while when a major trade deal or something similar was being discussed. For most companies, the tariff impact was not a big topic. Today it is nearly impossible to avoid discussions about tariffs...

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A Scientific Approach

When a new drawback client comes to us, our first priority to them is to ensure that we take every step to maximize their drawback returns. Since beginning to claim drawback more than a half century ago, we have always operated on a basis where we do not charge our...

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What Is A Customs Bond And When Do I Post It?

If you’ve got your feet wet importing goods from overseas then your company will no doubt have become familiar with the concept of posting a customs or import bond. For those that are new to import/export, here’s is the basic information on what a customs bond is and...

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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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The Threat Of European Auto Tariffs

With the trade news justifiably focused on the ongoing trade war between China and the United States, less attention has been focused on the growing threat that the Trump Administration might impose high duties of up to 25% on European automobiles being imported into...

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