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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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Certificate of Origin (Green Form) no longer required for Israel as of March 31, 2018

Jan 31 2018

The Governments of the United States of America and Israel have agreed on updating the bilateral Free Trade Agreement and mutually decided to eliminate the requirement for a Certificate of Origin (the green form) under the Agreement on the Establishm...

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Israel is no longer going to require Certificate of Origin (Green Form)

Jan 30 2018

The Israeli National Federation of International Freight Forwarders and Customs Clearing Agents Chamber of Commerce building 84 Ha-Hashmonaim Street, Tel Aviv 6713203 Tel: 972-3-5631101 18 T H JANUARY 2018 EXPORTING TO ISRAEL? The Un...

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Hazardous Goods Documentation Change, Effective 10/01

Aug 30 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) published a final rule (Federal Register/Vol. 74, No. 200) concerning changes to the emergency response information on October 19, 2009 regarding all hazardous imports and exports to/from the Unites Stat...

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