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Revised 5106 Needed to Help CBP Better Understand New IORs, Says CBP Official

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – There’s already some concerns with the recently proposed revision to CBP Form 5106 and the amount of information CBP is seeking … Subscribe to Read >>

WTO Again Faults US COOL Labeling, Industry Fears Retaliation

The World Trade Organization on Oct. 20 again faulted the U.S. country-of-origin labeling (COOL) for meat products, validating Canadian and Mexican claims that the labeling … Subscribe to Read >>

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Post-Entry 'Actual Use' Declaration Not Allowed, Even in Case of Broker Error, Says CBP

CBP rejected a protest filed by Kenton Tobacco that asked the agency to reclassify tobacco under "actual use" tariff provisions despite being previously entered under a different subheading. The July 18 ruling, HQ H240589, also looked at whether broker error, which the company said resulted in the misclassification, can negate the requirements for actual use provision declarations. The ruling, a further review of protest, found that a declaration had to be made at time of entry for classification under the actual use provision. The actual use provisions at issue requires the importer to demonstrate the planned use for the unmanufactured tobacco.Read More >>

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