CBP Launches “The Truth Behind Counterfeits” Campaign to Inform of the Dangers of Counterfeit Goods

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CBP Launches “The Truth Behind Counterfeits” Campaign to Inform of the Dangers of Counterfeit Goods WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection launched the “The Truth Behind Counterfeits” campaign today to raise awareness of the dangers and negative impacts of purchasing counterfeit goods. The Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) initiative is an educational awareness … [Read more...]

ACE Sets Deployment for New Capabilities on July 8, 2017

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ACE Sets Deployment for New Capabilities on July 8, 2017 On July 8, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will deploy a series of new Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) capabilities to support Collections and Statements, Reconciliation, Drawback*, Duty Deferral and Liquidation (with the exception of the previously deployed electronic posting of the Notices of … [Read more...]

CIT Finds Importer Liable and is Penalized for Misclassification

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CIT Finds Importer Liable and is Penalized for Misclassification The Court of International Trade (CIT) has determined that an importer - Horizon Products International - is liable for a negligence penalty in a case involving misclassified imports. The case involves various types of plywood that were entered or attempted to be entered under incorrect duty-free tariff … [Read more...]

Chinese National Stole Sensitive Military Program Documents From United Technologies

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Chinese National Stole Sensitive Military Program Documents From United Technologies Yu Long, 38, a citizen of China and lawful permanent resident of the U.S., pleaded guilty to charges related to his theft of numerous sensitive military program documents from United Technologies and transporting them to China. One count of conspiracy to engage in the theft of trade secrets … [Read more...]

Automated Export System (AES) has a New Data Element

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Automated Export System (AES) has a New Data Element From Global Reach: The U.S. Census Bureau published the Final Rule entitled, “Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR): Clarification on Filing Requirements,” April 19. This rule addresses new export reporting requirements related to the International Trade Data System and includes the addition of a new data element, the … [Read more...]