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Holiday Notice - India

Last Updated: Aug 13 2018
Offices in India will be closed on August 15, 2018, for the country’s National Holiday. During this time, airlines, shipping lines and customs offices will be completely closed.

Holiday Notice – Korea

Last Updated: Aug 10 2018
Offices in Korea will be closed on August 15, 2018, for the country’s Independence Day. During this time, airlines, shipping lines and customs offices will be completely closed.

Important Update on China Tariffs

Last Updated: Aug 9 2018
On August 7, 2018 The United States Trade Representative (USTR) released the final list of products on List 2 that will be subject to a 25% additional tariff for goods imported from China...

Strike Notice - Brazil (Santos)

Last Updated: Aug 9 2018
Our partners in Brazil informed us that Brazilian customs staff has indeed called a strike as previously rumored...

Strike Notice - India

Last Updated: Aug 9 2018
ur partners in India have informed us that a strike will be called for tomorrow (Friday, August 10th) that is expected to bring the operations in Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in Nhava Sheva as well as the airport in Mumbai to a standstill...

CBP Announces User Fee Increases Effective October 1, 2018

Last Updated: Aug 6 2018
Pursuant to the General Notice (83 FRN 37509) published August 1, 2018, various changes to user fees within the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) of 1985 will take effect on October 1, 2018.

Asia to US Rate Development

Last Updated: Aug 2 2018
Please find below updates to the following items: Peak Season Surcharge 08/01/18 (# 64-65), General Rate Increase Filed 08/01/18 (# 139-01), General Rate Increase Filed 09/01/18 (# 141)...

Basics Of Importing and Basics Of Exporting

Last Updated: Jul 24 2018
V. Alexander & Co., Inc. is excited to announce the scheduling of our combined “Basics of Import and Basics of Exporting” seminars, and we would like to formally invite you to attend! When: Thursday and Friday, August 30 & 31, 2018...

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CBP Announces User Fee Increases Effective October 1, 2018

Aug 6 2018

Pursuant to the General Notice (83 FRN 37509) published August 1, 2018, various changes to user fees within the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) of 1985 will take effect on October 1, 2018.

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Regulatory Implementation of the Centers of Excellence and Expertise

Dec 29 2016

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) established ten Centers of Excellence and Expertise (Centers) managed from strategic locations around the country to focus CBP's trade expertise on industry-specific issues and provide tailored support for imp...

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ACE Implementation and ACS Legacy

Aug 15 2016

July 23, 2016, marks the soon to be end of an era for the Automated Commercial System (ACS), the legacy platform system for communication to Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

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Notice of Customs Delays in Shanghai, China

Jun 17 2015

... Shanghai Customs House will ... not provide services for both import and export shipments from 06/20/15 (17:00) to 06/23/15 (08:00) ...

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Centers of Excellence and Expertise Becoming Fully Operational

Jan 28 2015

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Centers of Excellence and Expertise ... will transition beyond the test phase and into a fully operational status beginning January 28...

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