ACE Downtime Procedures Issued by CBP

ACE Downtime Procedures Issued by CBP U.S. Customs and Border Protection has issued a document intended to provide guidance on CBP processes during ACE system interruptions and to help trade partners develop their own downtime policies and procedures. CBP officials have also said they are working to minimize outages. The guidance is a document that will be revised as … [Read more...]

ACE Deployment G Updates

ACE Deployment G Updates ACE Deployment G will be the final deployment of ACE core trade processing capabilities. CBP will deploy using a phased approach over three releases between September 2017 and February 2018. The current deployment schedule is as follows: ACE Deployment G (September 16, 2017) – Non-ABI Entry Summary/Lineless (for CBP only), Duty Deferral, e214 … [Read more...]

Seven People Charged With Conspiring to Steal Trade Secrets For Benefit of Chinese Manufacturing Company

Seven People Charged With Conspiring to Steal Trade Secrets For Benefit of Chinese Manufacturing Company Case Involves Dual-Use Technology With Military Applications A criminal complaint charging seven individuals with conspiring to steal trade secrets from a business in the U.S. on behalf of a company in China that was engaged in manufacturing a high-performance, … [Read more...]

Exporters: SNAP-R Enhancements / Updates

Exporters: SNAP-R Enhancements / Updates What is SNAP-R? SNAP-R allows users to submit export license applications, commodity classification requests, reexport license applications, and license exception AGR notifications via the Internet. You must have a Company Identification Number (CIN) and an active user account to access SNAP‑R. To find out the procedures and … [Read more...]

CBP: UPDATE on Guidance to Trade on Cargo Processing during Hurricane Harvey

CBP: UPDATE on Guidance to Trade on Cargo Processing during Hurricane Harvey US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued the following CSMS (Cargo Systems Messaging Service) #17-000521: The following guidance is provided for entry and entry summary filing for cargo aboard ships that have been forced to divert due to Hurricane Harvey. Scenario 1: At the of time the … [Read more...]