U.S. Imposes Trade Restrictions on Eastern Ukraine

In the first of what could be multiple waves of sanctions and export controls, the White House imposed new sanctions barring trade, financing, and new ... Read More

Trump Ends Hong Kong’s Special Trade Status

An executive order issued on July 14 by President Trump ends Hong Kong’s special trade status, which has been in effect since 1984 when the ... Read More

New U.S. Policy Will Affect Trade with Hong Kong

President Trump announced a change in U.S. policy that will have a significant impact on both imports from and export to Hong Kong.  The move, ... Read More

House Bill Aims to Upgrade an International Supply Chain Security Program

Rep. Clay Higgins introduced legislation to reauthorize and enhance the functionality of the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism Program   Rep. Clay Higgins, R-La., the ... Read More

Trump Issues “Buy American” Executive Order

The executive order sets the stage for higher domestic content requirements for federal procurements. President Trump issued an executive order last week that continues to ... Read More

New Security Bill Targets U.S. Technology Transfers to China

New legislation introduced on January 4 by Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio aims to stop the transfer of telecom and other technologies to countries ... Read More

CBP Releases Revised Duty Drawback Regulations

Filing and processing claims for duty drawback just got easier thanks to new U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations, which took effect on December 18, ... Read More

Congress Passes Major Trade Legislation

Boston, MA-June 26, 2015 This week Congress finally passed several bills impacting the trade community after much debate and political maneuvering over the past few months ... Read More

NCBFAA Legislative Alert: Immediate Action Required

A Customs bill is on the verge of being finalized. Discussions will be taking place in a House-Senate conference committee very soon. The House bill ... Read More