FDA TO TEAM UP WITH MEXICAN GOVERNMENT FOR SAFER IMPORTS

U.S., Mexico Intend to Form Partnership to Strengthen Produce Safety Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Mexico’s National Service for Agro-Alimentary Public Health, Safety and Quality (SENASICA) and Federal Commission for the Protection from…

NAPOLITANO; FOCUS ON BORDER BACKUPS. NOT WALLS

  MEXICO CITY (AP) — Political calls for more walls and policing at the U.S.-Mexico border are a “straw man” designed to defeat immigration reform, former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano said Wednesday. Napolitano said in an interview with The Associated Press that…

NAFTA TRUCKING VISION LONG WAY OFF

    By:  Sandra Dibble   U-T San Diego OTAY MESA — To deliver door knobs assembled in Ensenada to Kansas City, Alfonso Esquer needs three trucks. One to carry the knobs to Tijuana. A second to ferry them across the border at Otay Mesa. And…

CBP TO EXPAND AND ADD 2000 JOB TO EXPEDITE TRAFFIC FLOW

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced March 31 two steps aimed at further improving security and service levels at U.S. ports of entry. First, CBP is accepting through April 30 applications for new public-private partnership…

TRANSPORTATION ASPECT OF FDA FSMA TO SOON TAKE EFFECT

  The Food and Drug Administration issued Jan. 31 a proposed rule designed to prevent the contamination of human and animal food during transportation by motor or rail vehicles. According to the FDA, the goal of this rule is to prevent practices that create food…

TRUCKS ARE KING WITH NAFTA TRADE

      The Trucker News Services Three of the five transportation modes carried more U.S.-NAFTA trade in August 2013 than in August 2012 as the value of overall U.S. trade with its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, rose 2.0…

TOP 5 REASON THE U.S./MEXICO BORDER IS IMPORTANT FOR OUR ECONOMY

1. U.S.-Mexico trade surpasses $1 billion every day, with the vast majority of bilateral commerce crossing our land border. Mexico is the second largest destination of U.S. goods and services after Canada. In 2012, U.S. exports to Mexico totaled $216 billion—more than U.S. exports to…

CBP ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIPS FOR EXPANDED TRADE

BP Announces Partnerships for New and Expanded Services (Friday, August 02, 2013) Washington— U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that it has made preliminary selections for five new public-private partnerships and is continuing progress on an additional existing project. These six projects in California, Florida…

JUDGE UPHOLDS DECISION TO ALLOW MEXICAN TRUCKS

UPDATED- A federal appeals court upheld the Obama administration’s pilot program for long-distance trucking across the U.S.-Mexico border. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit denied petitions by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association and the Teamsters union to declare the program…

ANOTHER TRADE WAR IN THE HORIZON

MEXICO CITY | Fri Jun 7, 2013 9:59pm EDT   (Reuters) – Mexico’s Economy Ministry said on Friday it was considering suspending preferential trade tariffs with the United States for a variety of products in a simmering dispute over meat labeling.   The disagreement stems from a 2009 U.S. requirement…