CBP to Increase User Fees for FY19
August 8, 2018

CBP to Increase User Fees for FY19 New fee structure to take effect on October 1st The United States Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) will increase Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) fees by 4.886 per­cent to adjust for inflation in the fiscal year 2019, the agency said. The fees that will be affected include the […]

The United States and China Trade War: Tariff Showdown “Tit-For-Tat” Tariffs set to go into Effect on July 6, 2018   U.S.-China Trade Conflict Continues The latest trade war brewing between the U.S. and China began in January when President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would impose tariffs on imported solar panels and washing […]

Shipper’s Guide to the Latest Emergency Bunker Fuel Surcharges What is an emergency bunker surcharge and why are so many carriers announcing them all of a sudden? Nearly all of the major ocean carriers recently announced that they were rolling out emergency bunker fuel surcharges, which will go into effect by July 2018.  We put together […]