DISRUPTION IN SUPPLY CHAINS DURING COVID19

MISALIGNED POLICY BETWEEN THE U.S. AND MEXICO ON “ESSENTIAL SERVICES” IS DISRUPTING SUPPLY CHAINS By Marben Acosta Terán  Posted April 27, 2020  In Business, Business & Data, Shipping to Mexico, Supply chain & Logistics, Supply chain & Logistics, TLCAN, TLCAN, Transporte de Carga, Trucking, Trucking, USMCA, USMCA 0 The three North American countries, Canada, the United States and Mexico, have taken measures…

USMCA STARTS 7/1/2020

Tuesday, April 28, 2020Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is slated to enter into force July 1 after all three partner countries reported that they have taken the domestic measures necessary to implement and comply with their commitments. The Trump administration announced…

Good afternoon This morning the Laredo Field Office held a conference call to advise the trade community of the status of CBP operations at the trade facilities in the Laredo District. (a)ADFO Armando Taboada, Jr. informed that all operations remain normal, with no planned shutdowns or closures. Please download this file for hours of operations. Laredo Field Office Hours Operation CEE Director Juan J. Porras did indicate that center personnel are teleworking, that the fastest way to communicate with an Import Specialist would be via email. You can find their contact information at https://www.cbp.gov/trade/centers-excellence-and-expertise-information/cee-directory Weekly calls will be held to update the trade, if necessary more frequent calls could be scheduled.

LAREDO FIELD OPERATION UPDATE ON COVID-19

Good afternoon This morning the Laredo Field Office held a conference call to advise the trade community of the status of CBP operations at the trade facilities in the Laredo District. (a)ADFO Armando Taboada, Jr. informed that all operations remain normal, with no planned shutdowns…

USMCA TRADE MOMENTUM TO CONTINUE

BY:  RAY PERRYMAN Board of Contributors Waco Tribune-Herald A strong trade agreement with Mexico and Canada is clearly a “win” for the U.S. economy. While the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement must still pass the Senate and be ratified in its revised form by Mexico (which has some…

MEXICO CLOSING TRADE OFFICES

As part of an Austerity Law passed by the Mexican legislature in May, commerce officials in Mexico recently ordered the closure of six foreign commercial trade offices, including customs offices in Belgium, Canada, China, France, Japan and Uruguay. The order was recently signed by the…