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Textile Importer Notice: New AD & CVD Petitions on Fine Denier Polyester Staple Fiber

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Jun 16, 2017 8:00:00 AM

On May 31, 2017, a petition was filed for the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) to impose Antidumping (AD) and Countervailing Duties (CVD) on Fine Denier Polyester Staple Fiber from China, India, Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam.

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Topics: International Trade, Antidumping, Countervailing

Export 101 E-Book: The Basic Building Blocks

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Aug 1, 2016 9:15:58 AM

Need to work out the international logistics for your recent global sale? There are a few important things to know before beginning the process. Most importantly, you will need to arrange the transportation and file export formalities with governing bodies. With some basic knowledge and the help of a professional freight forwarder, you will be positioned for export success.

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Topics: Logistics, INCOterms, Cargo Insurance, Exporting, ISPM 15, AES, International Trade, export documentation

Chinese Factories Reportedly Forced to Shut Down in Advance of the G20 Summit

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Jul 15, 2016 9:13:27 AM

According to Reuters, Chinese government officials have ordered at least 255 Shanghai-based industrial facilities to shut down for two weeks prior to the G20 Summit this September. How will the closures of these factories impact supply chain operations? 

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Topics: Logistics, Supply Chain, International Trade, G20

ACE Mandatory Dates: Protest & Drawback Transition

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Jul 8, 2016 9:51:02 AM

ACE (Automated Commercial Environment) is an initiative to transition all import involved government agencies to the same technology platform in order to streamline the flow of imports and exports. ACE, also known as the 'Single Window,' will automate manual processes, eliminate paper and allow the trade community to more efficiently comply with U.S. laws and regulations. The ACE mandatory transition dates for protests and drawbacks have now been announced and are listed below. 

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Topics: International Trade, ACE

Logistics Education: Your One Source Solution

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Jun 17, 2016 10:26:51 AM

Are you constantly searching for ways to improve your supply chain? Learning more about logistics can help you build the case to implement new procedures into your supply chain, creating a more efficient program. The Global Solutions LinkedIn page is a consolidated source for a wide variety of transportation, warehousing and international trade topics to help you increase your knowledge. Equip yourself with the details, facts and stats to make the most informed decisions for your company by following the new Global Solutions LinkedIn page

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Topics: Logistics, Supply Chain, International Trade

World Trade Month: Don't Miss the Boat!

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on May 16, 2016 9:02:15 AM

Did you know that the month of May is dedicated to celebrating the growth of world trade? Trade has been a core part of civilization for thousands and thousands of years. Historically, spices, textiles such as silk, and metals were some of the most commonly traded items. However, trade has evolved greatly due to technological advances over the years. Boats, automobiles, shipping containers and trade agreements are just a few things that have increased opportunities to conduct business across international borders. With more than 95% of the world's consumers living outside of the U.S., global trade is important to the growth of our nation as well as the continued improvement of the global economy. 

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Topics: International Trade, World Trade

The Route to Restored Trade With Cuba

Posted by Chelsea Mitchell on Aug 20, 2015 9:23:00 AM

In 1960, the U.S. ended all diplomatic relations with Cuba and imposed a trade embargo on the island nation. Fifty-five years later relations are beginning to normalize and restored trade is on the horizon. 

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Topics: Cuba, International Trade

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