OHL Weekly Alert - November 5, 2015

New ACE Reports Webinar Recording Available on CBP.gov

Last weekend, U.S. Customs and Border Protection updated the ACE Portal. Now available is a reported webinar to go over the changes and enhancements. Please find link here.

GSP Refunds Processed

GSP Refunds Processed

Automated Commercial Environment Survey

Automated Commercial Environment Survey

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is requesting your feedback on your overall satisfaction with the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) and new capabilities that have been deployed.

OHL Weekly Alert - October 15, 2015

TPP Summary Released

The Office of the United States Trade Representative has summarized the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. The summary includes key features as well as trade rules.  The agreement was reached on October 4, 2015 and was negotiated by Ministers from the 12 TPP countries.

HMRC System Failure

HMRC System Failure

Over the last 24 hours, OHL has been informed by HMRC that the CHIEF operating system to process UK import and export customs entries is experiencing unprecedented ongoing issues causing lengthy periods of downtime.

OHL Weekly Alert - October 8, 2015

TPP Deal Announced

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has finally reached a deal after 5 years of negotiations.  Final negotiations had been hung up on questions related to periods of protection of the rights to data used by biological drug makers. The deal will have to go through the U.S. Congress for approval.
Read more details about this landmark agreement here.

OHL Weekly Alert - October 5, 2015

New ACE Export Webinar and Presentation Slides Available

The presentation recording and slides from the September 17th “ACE Export Accounts and Reports” webinar are now available online. This webinar covers how to apply for a new Exporter account in ACE as well running trade export reports.

OHL Weekly Alert - September 24, 2015

CPSC is Launching its eFiling Alpha Pilot Program

FDA Increasing Surveillance of Certain Imports from the Port of Tianjin

In an effort to ensure certain FDA regulated products were not contaminated from the explosion last month in Tianjin, the FDA intends to increase the inspection of items imported from the industrial center Binhai New Area in Tianjin, China.

Human and animal food products, human and animal drug products, and medical devices that left the Tianjin area on or after August 12, 2015 will require additional information in order to make an admissibility decision.