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Source: WTO INDIA - TARIFF TREATMENT ON CERTAIN GOODS REQUEST FOR CONSULTATIONS BY JAPAN The following communication, dated 10 May 2019, from the delegation of Japan to the delegation of India, is circulated to the Dispute Settlement Body in accordance with Article 4.4 of the DSU. Please click here…
Source: Xinhuanet BEIJING, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Chinese customs will strengthen international collaboration on intellectual property rights (IPR) protection, an official with the General Administration of Customs (GAC) said Wednesday. Jin Hai, chief of the GAC's Department of General Operation, told a…
The 13th Session of the WCO’s Technical Expert Group on Air Cargo Security (TEGACS) opened on 29 April 2019 with a record number of participants from among the World Customs Organization (WCO) Members, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Member States, and from the private sector.…
Source: Lloyd's Loading List It has been brought to our attention that Maersk is expanding its online booking services to include customs clearance and is already licensed to operate as a customs broker in some countries. IFCBA members may want to watch for when Maersk adds your country to the list…
Source: The Times of India KOCHI: The World Customs Organization (WCO), the world body for Customs agencies of various countries, called for enhancing cross border trade and international logistics. The call was made by the representatives of various customs agencies from around 33 countries in the…
Source: Xinhuanet BEIJING, April 25 (Xinhua) -- The China-Japan agreement on mutual Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) status will go into effect on June 1 to provide easier customs clearance for exporters, according to the General Administration of Customs (GAC). Under the agreement, companies that…
Source: The Korea Times Korea has vowed to take a leading role in fostering talented customs officials worldwide by capitalizing on its unique experience and knowhow in "capacity building" in administration. Organized by the Korea Customs Service (KCS), capacity building is an initiative to help…
IFCBA is pleased to welcome its newest associated business, Global Express Multilogistics Pvt. Ltd., India, located in Mumbai. About Global Express Multilogistics Pvt. Ltd. (GEMPL): GEMPL incorporated in 2000, is a medium sized Licensed Custom Broker and Multimodal Transport Operator accredited with…
Source: Global Trade Magazine On March 27, U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a notice detailing the re-assignment of over 750 officers from various ports of entry along the U.S.-Mexico border to help process people crossing the border. This past weekend, rhetoric increased significantly…