US, China, trade retaliatory trade actions

Today, June 15th, the Office of the US Trade Representative announced that beginning July 6th, CBP would  collect 25% duty on a list of just over 1100 HTS numbers from China. The agency produced its first list at the end of April and after hearings and public comment, removed several hundred numbers from the list.

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Memorial Day 2018: ISF cut-offs and office closure.

Please note the following cut-off dates for the receipt of ISF information to submit to CBP: Vessel loading: 5/25 – ISF due 5/22 Vessel loading 5/26 – 5/29: ISF due 5/23 Vessel loading 5/30 – ISF due 5/24 Vessel loading 5/31 – ISF due 5/25 Vessel landing 6/1 – ISF due 5/29 In observance of

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Coppersmith celebrates seventy years

At the end of April, Coppersmith Global Logistics celebrated seventy years in business. If you’ve not taken a moment to check out the timeline on our website showing many of the major milestones in our company’s history, please do. Looking back from the founding of the company by my grandmother makes me realize just how

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Trade actions and agreements – Where are we today?

It is the beginning of April, 2018, and the United States has a number of active trade initiatives that are underway. Some are commodity based, like steel and aluminum, others are bilateral, such as the escalating tariff-for-tat with China, while others are more outcome focused on issues like the Korea – U.S. Free Trade Agreement

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JFK News: New branch manager, new suite, same building

As we begin the holidays, Coppersmith’s New York office is on the move with several exciting changes taking place this week with both our office location and branch management. JFK Branch Relocation First, we are proud to announce that we have renewed and relocated within the One Cross Island Plaza property. We’ve moved suites –

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ACE deployments continue – ISF moves to ACE in September.

The Automated Commercial Environment is the still-new system of record for Customs and Border Protection when it comes to processing entries. The system, in development for decades, has been delivering releases to the trade which impacts us as Customs brokers and freight forwarders, but also impacts importers and exporters as well. For instance, did you

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Coppersmith kept the engines roaring in California.

Coppersmith provided Customs clearance and freight forwarding services for the MotoGP Gran Prix races at Laguna Seca Raceway in California

Every year during the summer, all eyes on the WorldSBK circuit turn to Laguna Seca Raceway where the best young riders from around the world take to the asphalt surface race track through the rolling hills of Monterey, California, as they compete for glory on the international motorcycle circuit. For one week, the track is transformed into

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Coppersmith attends WCA Americas Regional Meeting in Miami.

(Pictured above L to R: Bobby Shaida, Don Simon and Dion Cheong.) As a proud member of two World Cargo Alliance networks, Coppersmith representatives are in Miami learning about the latest news affecting our global agent partners and are busy meeting with them over the course of two meetings. Held semi-annually in Miami, the WCA

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