Trade Resources & Associates is a consulting firm that specializes in cross-border transactions, customs and export compliance, and logistics in the global and domestic movement of goods.
Jo-Anne Daniels has been a global trade industry consultant for over 25 years. She is the President and founder of Trade Resources & Associates, a consulting firm that specializes in cross-border transactions, trade compliance, and transportation management.
The three leaders of the USMCA agreement, President Donald Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, signed the USMCA agreement in late 2018, however, each country’s legislature was required to approve the changes before the agreement was entered into force. Canada was the final country to ratify the agreement March Read more about USMCA Agreement[…]
Most companies strive to react to the changes announced by the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) which affect its supply chain. The USTR webpage instructs importers how to navigate the Section 301 Tariff process and provides lists 1, 2, 3 and 4 as well as guidance for the product exclusion status. Furthermore, once you know your Read more about China 301 Tariffs & Exclusions[…]
The UK left the EU and the key takeaway is that the UK entered into a transition period ending December 31, 2020. Until that time, EU law will remain in force in the UK. There are no changes to the export licensing framework during this time. According to the U government, “traders in the EU Read more about Brexit 2020[…]
Many companies face the challenges of staying informed when new entities are added to the Restricted Party List. Your company may have the advantage of engaging a global trade management supplier and implementing an automated screening program. If your company hasn’t made that decision and is manually screening using the BIS (Bureau of Industry and Security) Read more about Export Screening[…]
U.S.-India Major Defense Partners: Implementation Under the Export Administration Regulations of India’s Membership in the Wassenaar Arrangement and Addition of India to Country Group A:5 In this rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to formally recognize and implement India’s membership in the Wassenaar Arrangement (WA), a voluntary and Read more about U.S. and India Major Defense Partners[…]
Goods from China Subject to Section 301 Tariffs Effective July 6, 2018 Some 818 tariff lines related to goods from China are now subject to a 25 percent tariff in addition to the general (column 1) duty rate. The tariff is being imposed in response to a Section 301 U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) investigation that determined Read more about China Tariffs Effective July 2018[…]