Important Import/Export News

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January 9, 2013
Increase of Informal Entry Limits for Shipments imported into the U.S.

January 8, 2013
Declaration Tip When Shipping to Korea

January 7, 2013
New Requirements for Lithium Battery Shipments

December 11, 2012
FDA Amends Regulations for Medical Device Registration And Listing Requirements

September 11, 2012
Tips on Shipment Documentation Preparation and Import/Export Customs Declaration

August 28, 2012
Launch of Shipment Declaration System by China Customs

August 16, 2012
Customs Department of Thailand Tightens Regulations on Inbound Food and Drug Related Shipments

May 29, 2012
U.S. Customs May Now Share IPR Information with Rights Holders to Detect Counterfeiting

May 28, 2012
China Customs Tighten Tax Based Inspections at Guangzhou Airport

May 2, 2012
Delivered Duty Paid (DDP) Shipment Restrictions Into The EU

January 4, 2012
The 2012 Australian Customs Tariff Act Amendment

November 30, 2011
New Regulation of Medical Devices Imports into Singapore

November 24, 2011
Certificate of Origin no longer required for certain textile products into the EU and Switzerland 

November 16, 2011
Provision of Complete Data for FDA Import Declaration

November 14, 2011
Rate Increase of Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) for shipments imported into the U.S.

October 31, 2011
Reduction of Threshold of Low Value Consignment Relief (LVCR)for UK Imports

September 6, 2011
New Requirement for Prior Notice of Imported Food Shipments into the U.S.

July 4, 2011
Manufacturer Identification Number for Textile and Apparel Commodities into the U.S.

June 29, 2011
Regulation of Medical Devices Imports into Singapore

June 27, 2011
Declaration for Certain Shipments Imported via Shenzhen 

June 27, 2011
Implementation of Enhanced Automated Cargo Transfer System (EACTS) by the Philippines Customs

June 15, 2011
Requirements for Importing FDA regulated Shipments into Thailand

June 7, 2011
Suspension of the import of Alcohol, Cosmetics and Mobile Phone Products into Vietnam by air

May 18, 2011
Special Requirements for Importing Certain Food Products from Japan

Apr 15, 2011
China Customs Notice No.103: Document Preparation of Import and Export Declaration

Apr 14, 2011
New Requirement for Certain Shipments Imported via Shenzhen

Feb 28, 2011
Australian Customs and Border Protection Campaign on Self Assessed Clearances

Jan 5, 2011
Customs Notice No. 33 relating to shipments of samples and advertising articles in and out of China

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