Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer | Member Contribution

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Rail Congestion in Canada’s Supply Chain Rail hubs and local warehouses in Toronto and Montreal are suffering congestion problems due to a shortage of drayage capacity for receiving cargo from Prince Rupert and Vancouver. As a result, West Coast ports are feeling the pressure, with rail […]

Enforcement of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA)

The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA), which bans any articles made wholly or in part in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), went into effect June 21.  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently released its enforcement strategy for the UFLPA. Click here. Among other strategies, CBP will utilize the Department of Labor’s List […]

Export Grants Available to Increase International Sales and Marketing | State Trade Expansion Program

ACCD grant funding is available to help small businesses increase export sales by reaching international customers. Watch a video (click here) to learn how four Vermont companies have used the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) to support their sales and marketing activities. Vermont exporters and potential exporters can benefit from leveraging activities such as participating in […]

On the Wire | News and Analysis from the Web

Economic Indicators.  US Census Bureau 6/3 NAM Pushes for Smart SEC Cyber Rule.  NAM 6/3 “The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed a rule that would impose new cybersecurity disclosure requirements on manufacturers—and the NAM is pushing to make those requirements work better. . . .” Productivity and Costs.  Bureau of Labor Statistics 6/2  […]

Trade Updates and Webinars | Member Contribution

The following are provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Upcoming Webinars Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Webinar Part 1.  June 8, 2:00 pm. For more information and registration, click here. Technological Modernization Activities Within Customs’ 21st Century Framework with CBP.  June 15, 2:00 pm. For more information and registration, click here. COVID-19 Exclusions from Section […]

USTR Considers Extension of Section 301 China Tariffs

The following is provided in cooperation with our national partners and allies at NAM: Earlier this month, USTR issued a formal notice (click here) to inform U.S. companies of the four-year anniversary, and potential expiration, of the first two batches of Section 301 tariffs on imports from China (Lists 1 and 2). Section 301 of […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Restrictions on Import Rail Traffic into the U.S. The international intermodal supply chain is experiencing significant impacts due to the record high volume of imports into the U.S. As a result, MSC rail vendor (BNSF) is restricting import rail traffic from the U.S. West Coast ports […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: BNSF Railway Company Taking Necessary Steps to Increase Capacity BNSF has announced storage policy and flip changes at Logistics Park Chicago (LPC) and the Los Angeles intermodal facilities in response to the historically strong intermodal demand. Click here for more. The Traffic Mitigation Fee At The […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Congestion in Asia’s Supply Chain Continues to Grow There are continued shipping delays out of Southern China as recent coronavirus outbreaks in Yantian add to the ongoing congestion and shortage of empty containers. Yantian is one of the top-ranking ports in the Transpacific, with 3.2 million […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Commerce Planning to Raise AD/CVD Duties on Canadian Lumber The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is preliminary set to increase antidumping (AD) and countervailing duties (CVD) on Canadian softwood lumber following AD and CVD administrative reviews. The increase could take place at the end of November […]