CBP to Rollout New Arrival/Departure-Record Process for Foreign
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection has
kept disruptions to a minimum at the Los Angeles and Long Beach
seaports and Los Angeles International Airport by working with
the trade community to prioritize allocation of resources during
this period of sequestration, a top Customs official said
recent Forbes article included a quote that caught my eye:
“China may soon replace Detroit as the world’s
rust belt.” It was the latest example of a growing number of
business media and analysts apparently believing that China’s
days as the world’s largest manufacturing nation are numbered.
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New Regulations on Dairy Exports to China
Chinese Decree 152, issued in March 2011, is an overarching
food-safety law encompassing dairy product imports and exports.
Decree 152 goes into effect for all dairy products shipped after
May 1, 2013. The decree outlines requirements for dairy product
imports, including a new requirement for certificates of
on first time shipments.
FDA Food Facility
Registration Renewal and Impact on Food Imports
Storage, Demurrage, Per Diem & Detention
Importers are often justifiably confused by charges resulting
from various clearance delays. The terms “storage”, “demurrage”,
“detention”, and “per diem” are often used interchangeably, but
when used correctly, they each
refer to charges incurred under specific circumstances.
LA-Long Beach First
Quarter TEU Volumes Strong
volumes in the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex declined in
March compared to March 2012,
as expected, because of an 18 percent drop in imports following
the Chinese New Year celebrations in Asia.
nation’s largest port complex had a strong first quarter, with
total container volumes, including loaded imports, loaded
exports and empty containers, increasing 5 percent over the
first three months of 2012.
Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano erupted in April 2010,
airline flights across the Atlantic were disrupted
for days, and global supply chains for fruits, fresh flowers and
other products were interrupted severely. When
an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown hit northern Japan
in a year later, automakers and electronics manufacturers in
Asia and North America lamented that some key suppliers couldn’t
comply with their delivery dates, forcing slowdowns in
production and frustrating buyers.
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