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Rate Increases and Congestion at West Coast Ports Triggers FMC Warning to Carriers and Vessel-Sharing Alliances

Strong Trans-Pacific trade volumes leading into the Chinese Golden Week Holiday (beginning October 1st), is causing extreme congestion in Southern California and Pacific Northwest ports as spot market rates climb to new year-over-year highs; some carrier notices have advised vessel delays of up to a week before even having the [...]

2020-09-21T18:35:00+00:00September 21st, 2020|Freight Market, Freight Talk, Import, Shipping News|

USTR Lifts 10% Section 232 Tariffs on Aluminum from Canada

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced it will lift Section 232 tariffs on Canadian imports of non-alloyed unwrought aluminum retroactively through September 1, 2020. Back on August 6th, the White House issued a proclamation imposing a 10 percent tariff on most Canadian aluminum imports citing harm to domestic industry. [...]

2020-09-15T20:27:36+00:00September 15th, 2020|Customs, Industry Spotlight|
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