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

TIR/Carnet Update

October 8, 2013

Following the announcement that the TIR restrictions would apply to customs directorates located in the Far East and Ural regions, Russian Federal Customs announced an extension on restrictions to the... View Full Post

The US Government Shutdown and its Impact on Trade Flows

October 3, 2013

October 3, 2013 - The partial shutdown of the US government may or may not affect the present flow of trade into or out of the US. However, BDP is monitoring the status of key federal agencies and wil... View Full Post

Washington Notebook: Space still available for CBP Trade Symposium

September 26, 2013

September 25, 2013 - The annual Trade Symposium hosted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Washington is one month away and the agency is reminding trade practitioners interested in hearing fir... View Full Post

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