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Reasonable Care: What Every Member of the Trade Community Should Know

2017-11-22 -

The Merchandise Processing Fee Will Increase

2017-11-21 - Pacific Customs Brokers

Please be advised that effective January 1st, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will increase the Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) to reflect inflation.


20.83% Duty Established on Softwood Lumber Imports into the U.S.

2017-11-03 - Pacific Customs Brokers

Yesterday, on November 2nd the U.S. Department of Commerce announced their final determination that the U.S. lumber industry was harmed in the import of Canadian softwood lumber. An anti-dumping and countervailing duty rate of 20.83% has been established.


FSMA Update: A Central Location for Key FSMA Compliance Dates

2017-10-26 - Pacific Customs Brokers

Importers subjected to FDA should review these compliance dates.


Attention Seafood Importers: Fish and Seafood Processed by Outsourced North Korean Labor Will Be Denied Entry into the U.S.

2017-10-18 - Pacific Customs Brokers

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is in the midst of blocking any imports into the U.S. produced by North Korean workers.


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