Next Public COAC Meeting Scheduled for February 11th

The Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection (COAC) will hold its next public meeting on Wednesday, February 11th. The meeting will begin at 8:00 am PSTT and is expected to run until 12:00 pm PST, and will be held in San Francisco, CA.

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ACE Monthly Trade Update: January 2015

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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Global Trade News Summary – Happy Monday!

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Keep On Trucking: Mexico Truckers Want Unlimited Access to US

Mexico and the US have been in a long-running dispute over Mexico’s truckers’ access to the US. Recent negotiations have hinted that the US is ready to begin considering requests from Mexican trucking companies to be granted unlimited access.

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Annex 31 in Mexico – What All IMMEX Companies Need to Know

With the recent updates to the tax reform by the Mexican government, businesses utilizing IMMEX will need to perform a series of changes to its operation to acquire and maintain Certification for VAT & IEPS for temporary imports by 30 January 2015.  It is important that companies know the laws and mechanisms through which the Tax Authority shall monitor the Value Added Tax (VAT) generated by the temporary imports, in order to avoid falling into non-compliance that can bring expensive costs to IMMEX companies.

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Global Trade News Summary – Happy Monday!

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