Broker Known Import Program

January 29, 2016

On May 13, 2015, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a CSMS message announcing the beginning of the Broker Known Importer Program (BKIP). This voluntary compliance review program allows cust... View Full Post

Historic Pacific trade deal faces skeptics in U.S. Congress

October 6, 2015

Twelve Pacific Rim countries on Monday reached the most ambitious trade pact in a generation, aiming to liberalize commerce in 40 percent of the world's economy in a deal that faces skepticism from U.... View Full Post

China releases hazchem guidance and mandatory classifications

September 4, 2015

China's State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) issued guidance on its hazardous chemicals catalogue, together with mandatory classifications for all chemicals listed, on 2 September. Industry ... View Full Post

New Harmonized System Standards to Enter into Force on 1 January 2017

October 27, 2014

October 27, 2014 - The World Customs Organization (WCO) Council, at its 123rd/124th Sessions in June 2014, adopted a Recommendation that lists recommended amendments to the Harmonized System (HS) nom... View Full Post

BDP Prepared for Japan Advanced Filing Rules

March 11, 2014

March 11, 2014 - BDP International, BDP Transport LLC (BDP's NVOCC unit), and our Global Network Partner in Japan are prepared to handle filings for Japan Customs' Advance Filing Rules (AFR) which go ... View Full Post

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