On: September 6, 2023     By: Kari Crane

International Trade Briefing: September 2023 [Video]

International Trade Briefing keeps you on top of the latest news and developments important to exporters and importers. The September edition covers a ban on outbound investments, how more U.S. companies are looking beyond Chinese suppliers, Section 232 updates and more.

On: August 30, 2023     By: David Noah

Export Compliance Self-Disclosure: When, How & Why You Should Do It

If, in the course of doing business, you discover your company violated export regulations, you may want to consider filing an export compliance voluntary self-disclosure (VSD). New government policies include tougher penalties for non-disclosed cases and reward third parties that blow the whistle on competitors, so non-disclosure could be a particularly risky choice.

On: August 21, 2023     By: David Noah

Exporting to Mexico: What You Need to Know

For many U.S. companies, Mexico offers an exciting opportunity for exporting their goods and services. This article looks at the history of U.S. trade with Mexico; the impact of the USMCA on trade; the process of exporting to Mexico; and considerations for entering the Mexican market.

On: August 16, 2023     By: John Goodrich

Import Record-Keeping Compliance: A Checklist Approach

As an importer, you are required to retain records relative to your importing for five years from the date of entry. Use this checklist to teach staff how to audit an import file, and keep it to demonstrate that you have done your audit work and are in compliance.

On: August 14, 2023     By: David Noah

Incoterms 2020 FCA: Spotlight on Free Carrier

Under the Incoterms 2020 rules, Free Carrier (FCA) means the seller has fulfilled its obligation when the goods are loaded on the buyer's transport at their warehouse or made available to the buyer at a named place such as a freight forwarder's warehouse or a carrier's terminal. Learn more about the risks and responsibilities and get answers to FAQs.


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