Olga Lyakhovetskaya

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FSVP Compliance Alert: FDA Issues First Warning Letter

Showing that they have moved beyond the “educate while you regulate” stage of implementation, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued the first official Warning Letter for failure to comply with FSVP regulations to a tahini food importer after a multi-state Salmonella Concord breakout. While the importer did conduct a [...]

2019-09-06T14:05:38+00:00September 6th, 2019|Customs, Import|

Section 301 Tariff Increases, Summary & Deadlines

On the Sunday eve before Labor Day, as American families gathered to celebrate the social and economic achievements of the U.S. labor movement, increased trade tariffs went into effect targeting imports from China in an ongoing effort by the U.S. government to pressure a trade deal and eliminate unfavorable trade [...]

2019-09-04T02:45:48+00:00September 4th, 2019|Customs, Export, Freight Market, Import, Industry Spotlight|

U.S. – China Trade Dispute Escalates, Additional 5% Increase Announced

In response to China’s announcement last week to levy tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. imports, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced an additional retaliatory tariff increase of 5% to the $550 billion worth of Chinese imports already facing Section 301 action. 25% increase to 30% [...]

2019-08-26T14:18:35+00:00August 26th, 2019|Customs, Import, Industry Spotlight|

Green Worldwide Shipping® Plants 26,000+ Trees in First Half of 2019

For the 2019 business year, Green Worldwide Shipping® partnered with Trees.org in a commitment to plant a tree for every shipment, every customer and every employee. With a business culture that believes good relationships are about more than just business, Green is excited to share that in [...]

2019-09-06T18:41:02+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Green News, Industry Spotlight, Shipping News|


case study EXTREME CHARTERS FOR EXTREME AIR CARGO INDUSTRY: INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY MODE OF TRANSPORT: AIR CHARTER ROUTE: OOSTENDE, BELGIUM TO HOUSTON, TX USA DATE: JULY 2019 THE CLIENT A leading international manufacturer of pipe and machinery fabrication. THE CHALLENGE Green Worldwide Shipping® was tested [...]

2019-08-19T16:20:42+00:00August 19th, 2019|Case Studies|

CBP Announces COBRA User Fees Inflation Increases, Effective Oct. 1

Pursuant to the Federal Register General Notice 84 FR 37902, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is adjusting certain customs user fees and corresponding limitations established by the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) for Fiscal Year 2020 in accordance with the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) as [...]

2019-08-16T13:39:55+00:00August 16th, 2019|Customs, Import, Shipping News|

USTR Splits Section 301 List 4 in Two, Delays Tariff on Specific Products Until December

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced on Tuesday, August 13th, the next steps in the process of imposing the fourth tranche of additional 10 percent tariffs on $300 billion worth of imports from China. Since trade negotiations collapsed over three months ago, China and the U.S. have [...]

2019-08-13T17:31:22+00:00August 13th, 2019|Customs, Import, Industry Spotlight|
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