Olga Lyakhovetskaya

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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 [...]

2019-11-07T17:11:31+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|

Wooden Cabinets and Vanities from China Face Steep Dumping Penalties and Cash Deposits

On Tuesday, August 6, 2019, the U.S. Department of Commerce made a final determination, in favor of the domestic furniture industry, finding China responsible for providing a subsidy of up to 229% to manufacturers of wooden cabinets and vanities. The petition, originally filed back in March by the American Kitchen [...]

2019-08-08T15:02:34+00:00August 8th, 2019|Customs, Import, Industry Spotlight, Uncategorized|

U.S. to Enforce Additional 10 Percent Section 301 Tariffs on List 4 Starting Sept. 1

On August 1st, United States President, Donald Trump, announced that starting September 1, 2019, an additional 10 percent tariff will apply to the fourth and latest list under Section 301 on goods being imported from China. Essentially targeting products not yet impacted by earlier Section 301 actions, List 4 covers [...]

2019-08-02T17:59:39+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Customs, Import, Industry Spotlight|

USTR Publishes First Round of Exclusions for $16 Billion Section 301 List of Chinese Imports

Scheduled for official publication in the Federal Register on July 31, 2019, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published the first round of product exclusions to be exempt from the second tranche of $16 billion Section 301 imports from China implemented almost a year ago on Aug. [...]

CBP Overhaul will Launch New 21st Century Customs Framework Within One Year

On July 23, 2019 at their annual Trade Symposium, the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced plans for a substantial overhaul to the agency’s policies and procedures to be implemented within one year. Set for final approval in August, the 21stCentury Customs Framework (21CCF) program “seeks to address [...]

2019-07-26T14:00:23+00:00July 26th, 2019|Customs, Import, Industry Spotlight|
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