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In the News: Trump Tariffs, Misdeclared Goods, E-Commerce, AEOs

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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ST&R attorneys featured on German podcast on effect of Trump tariffs

[Flick Gocke Schaumburg]

Carriers to fine rogue shippers for misdeclared goods in containers

“Evergreen was first out of the gates announcing fines, ranging from $4,000 to $35,000, for misdeclarations, with Hapag-Lloyd and OOCL following suit.”

[The Loadstar]

WCO publishes e-commerce package

The package “provides guidance to Customs administrations on establishing or enhancing the legislative, policy and operational framework for managing cross-border e-commerce.”

[World Customs Organization]

Pakistan suspends trade with India

“The suspension of trade may not have much impact. India in February withdrew the ‘most favored nation’ status accorded to Pakistan and bilateral trade between the two countries amounted to about $2.5 billion in 2018, roughly 3% of Pakistan’s total trade and about 0.3% that of India.”

[Bloomberg]

2019 edition of the AEO Compendium now available

“The Compendium provides a brief summary of each AEO programme, comprising information on accreditation criteria, procedures and expected benefits, as well as associated MRAs. … Since the publication of the 2018 edition, a further 6 AEO programmes have come to light, bringing the total to 83 programmes.”

[World Customs Organization]

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