On July 18th, 2017 CBP posted the recently updated ‘Entry Types by PGA’ document. This document advises the trade which CBP entry type codes will require Partner Government Agency data, and when; either at cargo release, summary or other. The [...]
On June 29th CBP published CSMS message no. 17-000381 announcing the availability of Harmonized System Update (HSU) 1704, which went into effect on July 1, 2017. This USHTS update contains modifications mandated by the 484 F Committee (the Committee [...]
CustomsNow attended CBP’s West Coast Trade Symposium last week in Phoenix. The theme was “Looking Ahead Together: What’s Next for Trade?” Generally, CBP stated that they would continue to focus on the Priority Trade Issues, as well as the [...]
From CSMS #17-000253: On May 18, 2017, the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) flagging for all Environmental Protection Agency programs for all filers will be enforced. Once the flags are enforced, the filer will either need to file the required information [...]
The latest from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (CSMS 17-000248): The Department of the Treasury, Alcohol, Tobacco, Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has posted an updated ACE Filing Guide for TTB Related Commodities, V7.5. A list of changes [...]
US Customs has posted an updated version of the PGA Filing Status document. The updated version includes the status of import and export PGA pilots, the accepted electronic filing methods, and indicates those PGAs that are no longer accepting paper [...]
From CSMS #17-000227: CBP and FDA are in the process of updating the ACE PGA flags for FDA requirements. Specifically, the tariff numbers that had flags for ACS OGA of FD0 are getting ACE PGA requirements updates to have either [...]
Starting May 30, 2017, FDA will begin implementing the FDA’s Food Supplier Verification Program (FSVP). Under new FDA regulations, US food importers for the first time must ensure that imported food for humans and animal is as safe as domestically produced food. It [...]
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