Union Customs Code – Where Are We One Year Away From Implementation

The Union Customs Code (UCC), adopted in 2013, is now one year away from being implemented. With this implementation on 1 June 2016, the UCC will be the legal framework for European Union (EU) Customs transactions for the next 20 years.  What needs still to be completed before the 1 June 2016 deadline, and is your company prepared?

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Foreign-Trade Zone Board Releases 2013 Report

The US Foreign-Trade Zone Board has released the 2013 Report, and the news is good – use of Foreign-Trade Zones is growing.  You can find the full report here but below are a few key statistics we thought were interesting. Continue reading

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eBond Test Modifications to Go Into Effect Today

Modifications to the US Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) voluntary National Customs Automation Program eBond test, which deployed January 3, 2015, are set to go into effect today, January 7, 2015. The modifications and clarifications indicated in FRN 80 FR 899 state that a bond issued before this modification date, including continuous bonds, can be “converted” to an eBond.

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ACE Monthly Trade Update: November 2014

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has established a schedule for completing development of all core trade processing capabilities in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) by the end of 2016. Progress on the transition to ACE is underway, and as the deployment schedule rolls on, CBP is keeping the trade up to date on all of the newest features.

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A Turkey By Any Other Name…

Happy Thanksgiving from Integration Point!

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