GovDelivery - Trade https://www.cbp.gov/rss/trade GovDelivery Environmental and Cultural Stewardship feed en QB 22-704 2022 Aluminum Absolute Quota Fourth Quarter Argentina https://www.cbp.gov/trade/quota/bulletins/qb-22-704-2022 On May 31, 2018, the President issued a Presidential Proclamation under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 providing for an absolute quota for imports of aluminum products from Argentina, effective for goods entered for consumption, or… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/379723 CBP incauta vehículo contrabandeado desde México a Puerto Rico https://www.cbp.gov/es/newsroom/local-media-release/cbp-incauta-veh-culo-contrabandeado-desde-m-xico-puerto-rico El individuo, un ciudadano estadounidense, compró en México un Suzuki “Jimny” 2022 y obtuvo una tablilla mexicana conduciendo el vehículo a través de la frontera suroeste hasta Jacksonville, Florida. Un barco con bandera estadounidense transportó el… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/379721 CBP Seizes Vehicle Smuggled from Mexico into Puerto Rico https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/local-media-release/cbp-seizes-vehicle-smuggled-mexico-puerto-rico The individual, a US citizen, purchased in Mexico a 2022 Suzuki “Jimny” and obtained Mexican plates driving the vehicle across the Southwest border all the way to Jacksonville, Florida.  A US flagged ship transported the vehicle to Puerto Rico.… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/379720 QB 22–305 2023 Specialty Sugar Period 1 https://www.cbp.gov/trade/quota/bulletins/qb-22-305-2023 COMMODITY: Specialty Sugar provided for in Chapter 17, Additional U.S. Note 5 QUOTA PERIOD: October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023 OPENING DATE:      Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00 PM Eastern Time (ET) for all time zones. RESTRAINT… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/379707 CBP Releases August 2022 Monthly Operational Update https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/national-media-release/cbp-releases-august-2022-monthly-operational-update WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for August 2022, which can be viewed online here. “Failing communist regimes in Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Cuba are driving a new wave of migration across… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/379449 CBP Deputy Commissioner Miller Hosts COAC Trade Advisory Committee in Chicago https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/spotlights/cbp-deputy-commissioner-miller-hosts-coac-trade-advisory-committee-chicago The momentum continued when members of the 16th term Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee, known as COAC, gathered in Chicago on Sept. 14, for their third public meeting of the fiscal year. It was the first time U.S. Customs and Border… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/379446 Over $10 Million in Fake Cartier and various Jewelry Seized in Cincinnati https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/local-media-release/over-10-million-fake-cartier-and-various-jewelry-seized-cincinnati CINCINNATI— Last week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized 3 shipments containing counterfeit jewelry, most of which were Cartier bracelets. One shipment alone would have been worth over $8 million had the bracelets been genuine… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/379437 CBP signs Mutual Recognition Arrangement with Brazil https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/national-media-release/cbp-signs-mutual-recognition-arrangement-brazil WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Brazil’s Customs Authority Receita Federal today signed an Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA). This MRA builds on other agreements between CBP and the… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/379432 CBP Modifies Withhold Release Order on Natchi Apparel (P) Ltd. https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/national-media-release/cbp-modifies-withhold-release-order-natchi-apparel-p-ltd This modification takes place a month after CBP issued the WRO on July 29, 2022, representing swift and successful collaboration between civil society and worker rights organizations, Natchi Apparel (P) Ltd. and its parent company Eastman Exports,… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/379247 QB 23-502 2023 Tobacco https://www.cbp.gov/trade/quota/bulletins/qb-23-502-2023 Commodity Tobacco, Chapter 24, Additional U.S. Note 5   Quota Period September 13, 2022 through September 12, 2023   Opening Date Tuesday, September 13, 2022 Restraint Level Country Restraint Level Argentina 10,750,000 kilograms… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/378975 Back-to-School: Business and Law Enforcement Team Up to Protect Students, Parents, and Teachers from Counterfeit Goods https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/national-media-release/back-school-business-and-law-enforcement-team-protect-students This joint effort highlights the impacts counterfeit goods have on the economy as well as the health and safety of consumers and includes ten tips to “Shop Smart” for back-to-school basics.  As millions of American students return to the classroom… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/378634 Readout of U.S.-Korea Customs Commissioners Meeting https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/national-media-release/readout-us-korea-customs-commissioners-meeting U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Chris Magnus met with Korea Customs Service Commissioner Mr. Yoon, Tae-sik for the 17th U.S.-Korea Customs leadership meeting in Washington D.C. The meeting was held in commemoration of the 10th… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/378512 Final Administrative Determinations https://www.cbp.gov/trade/trade-enforcement/tftea/eapa/requests-administrative-review/final-administrative-determinations Parties to an Enforce and Protect Act (EAPA) investigation have the right to request an administrative review of an initial determination. This is provided for under 19 CFR Part 165, Subpart D. This section sets forth the basic requirements for… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/378501 Facing the Future: CBP Hosts First Trade Summit in Anaheim https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/spotlights/facing-future-cbp-hosts-first-trade-summit-anaheim The focus was on the future at U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s first Trade Facilitation and Cargo Security Summit. Over 3,000 attendees, 1,000 on-site and more than 2,000 virtually, gathered in Anaheim, California, July 18-20, to learn more… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/378479 Trade Reconciliation Webinar Questions and Answers May 12, 2022 https://www.cbp.gov/trade/programs-administration/entry-summary/reconciliation/trade-reconciliation-webinar-questions-and-answers-may-12-2022 U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/378354 QB 22–316 2022 Raw Sugar Increased Allocation https://www.cbp.gov/trade/quota/bulletins/qb-22-316-2022 Commodity Raw Cane Sugar as provided for in Chapter 17, Additional U.S. Note 5 Quota Period October 1, 2021, through September 30, 2022 Reference: QB 21-303 Background The United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced in Federal Register… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/378269 Drawback https://www.cbp.gov/trade/programs-administration/entry-summary/drawback-overview Drawback is the refund of certain duties, internal revenue taxes and certain fees collected upon the importation of goods and refunded when the merchandise is exported or destroyed. Please refer to 19 CFR 190. Drawback Information and Updates… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/378262 CBP Releases June 2022 Monthly Operational Update https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/national-media-release/cbp-releases-june-2022-monthly-operational-update WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for June 2022 in a new, more accessible format that is designed to provide greater transparency. Further details of this change are below, and the data can… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/378149 CBP Commissioner Magnus Hosts Second Public Meeting with Trade Advisory Committee https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/spotlights/cbp-commissioner-magnus-hosts-second-public-meeting-trade-advisory-committee U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Chris Magnus hosted members of the 16th term Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee, known as COAC, as they gathered on Wednesday, June 29, for their second public meeting at CBP’s Advanced… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/377978 Help CBP Protect Intellectual Property Rights https://www.cbp.gov/trade/priority-issues/ipr/protection How Recordation Can Help Protect Your Intellectual Property Rights CBP’s e-Recordation Program Allows Trademark and Copyright Owners to Obtain Border Enforcement of Their Intellectual Property Rights U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/90990 What's New in Innovation https://www.cbp.gov/trade/ace/whats-new-innovation Business Transformation and Innovation Division The mission of Business Transformation and Innovation Division (BTID) is to actively engage in the future strategic vision of the Office of Trade (OT) to provide strong foundations of future… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/377819 CBP Announces Launch of Green Trade Strategy https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/national-media-release/cbp-announces-launch-green-trade-strategy The Strategy establishes a proactive model to combat the negative impacts of climate change on the agency’s trade mission while strengthening existing enforcement activities against environmental trade crimes including illegal logging; wildlife… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/377818 QB 22-703 2022 Aluminum Absolute Quota Third Quarter Argentina https://www.cbp.gov/trade/quota/bulletins/22-703 On May 31, 2018, the President issued a Presidential Proclamation under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 providing for an absolute quota for imports of aluminum products from Argentina, effective for goods entered for consumption, or… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/377794 QB 22-603 2022 Third Quarter Absolute Quota for Steel Mill Articles of Argentina, Brazil and South Korea https://www.cbp.gov/trade/quota/bulletins/22-603 COMMODITY:  Steel Mill Articles as specified in Presidential Proclamations  QUOTA PERIOD:  July 1, 2022 through September 30, 2022  OPENING:  July 1, 2022 12:01 AM Local Port time.  All entries submitted prior to 8:30 am ET and on July 1, 2022… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/377793 CBP Green Trade Strategy https://www.cbp.gov/trade/cbp-green-trade-strategy Read about CBP's Green Trade Strategy Committing to a More Sustainable Future for Trade Launched in June 2022, CBP’s Green Trade Strategy governs the agency’s efforts to combat climate change in the context of the trade mission and provides a… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/377751 QB 22-722 2022 First and Second Period Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) for Aluminum Articles of the United Kingdom (UK) https://www.cbp.gov/trade/quota/bulletins/QB-22-722_UK_Aluminum Commodity Aluminum Articles as specified in Presidential Proclamations Quota Period Period 1:  June 1, 2022 through June 30, 2022 Period 2:  July 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022 Opening Period 1:  June 1, 2022 12:01 AM Local Port time.… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/377712 Vessel Entrance and Clearance System (VECS) https://www.cbp.gov/trade/automated/vessel-entrance-and-clearance-system-vecs The Vessel Entrance and Clearance System (VECS) will be a complete digitization and automation of the Entrance and Clearance process. VECS will allow vessel masters, operators, and agents to submit certain vessel entry and clearance data and… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/377682 QB 22-613 2022 Third Quarter Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) for Steel Mill Articles of European Union (EU) Member Countries https://www.cbp.gov/trade/quota/bulletins/qb-22-613 COMMODITY: Steel Mill Articles as specified in Presidential Proclamations QUOTA PERIOD: Quarter 3:  July 1, 2022 through September 30, 2022 OPENING: July 1, 2022 12:01 AM Local Port time. All entries submitted prior to 8:30 am ET and on the… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/377611 CBP Officers in Minneapolis Intercept Counterfeit Car Sensors https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/local-media-release/cbp-officers-minneapolis-intercept-counterfeit-car-sensors MINNEAPOLIS— Stopping the dangerous enterprise involving the importation and sale of counterfeit items is one of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) number one priorities. Officers around the nation have seized counterfeit handbags, jewelry,… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/377600 QB 22-214 2022 Tuna Final Restraint Limit and Proration https://www.cbp.gov/trade/quota/bulletins/qb-22-214-2022 RESTRAINT LEVEL: A notice entitled “Tuna – Tariff Rate Quota” published in the Federal Register on June 14, 2022, announced the 2022 restraint limit for tuna.  The quota restraint limit for 2022 is 14,672,350 kilograms. The quota on tuna did not… U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://www.cbp.gov/node/377591