Scarbrough News Update
Possible East & Gulf Coast Shutdowns 

The International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) is threatening to shut down the East Coast ports and Gulf Coasts ports sometime in the next 30 days due to disagreements with the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor and South Carolina Port Authority. New updates indicate this may not happen. Read on for more information.

FDA Rejections & Updates

The FDA removed thousands of expired food facility registrations from its database and a significant number of rejections have occurred. Ensure your manufacturer has re-registered their facility and find out new requirements from the FDA. 

Potential for New Tariffs on some EU Products

The "EU-US Beef Dispute," which dates back to the early 1980s may be coming back to life.  The USTR originally planned to address the issue in the T-TIP negotiations, which have now been placed on the back burner. Some of the new tariffs will not only include food-related items, but will also include cut flowers, rayon fiber, motor scooters, and more. To view full list and Federal Register, click below.

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Commercial Invoice Checklist

One step to help speed up your imports and clear Customs entries more quickly is with a compliant commercial invoice. Don't hesitate to download this handy checklist. 


General Rate Increases from February 1 have been postponed until March 1, 2017 and will most likely be postponed until
March 15, 2017

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