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Import Foods to the United State

January 30, 2018 Import and Export by Carlos Casanueva No comments

CBP Special Requirements for Import Foods or Agricultural Commodities Are you planning to import agricultural commodities into the U.S. but not sure whether they are allowed entry into the country or not? In this article we cover 4 types of agricultural commodities that must meet the requirements laid down by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) […]

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When Do You Need A Pro Forma Invoice

January 23, 2018 Import and Export by Carlos Casanueva No comments

CBP Regulations : Pro Forma Invoice? As an importer you are required to file a commercial invoice with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection when your shipment arrives at a U.S. Port of Entry. It is used to classify and appraise the goods for duty, as well as, admissibility purposes. These invoices can either be […]

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CBP Regulations : Prohibitions, Restrictions and Other Agency Requirements for U.S. Importers

January 18, 2018 Import and Export by Carlos Casanueva No comments

CBP Regulations : Prohibitions, Restrictions and Other Agency Requirements for U.S. Importers   The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has been entrusted by the U.S. Government to enforce laws on 40 different government agencies, including, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, as well as the Center for Disease Control […]

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What is Import Duty or Customs Duty

January 17, 2018 Import and Export by Carlos Casanueva No comments

CBP Resolutions : Import Duty Are you planning to import merchandise into the U.S. ? Do you want to know whether your goods are dutiable or absolutely free of duty according to the U.S. Tariff Schedule? This article tells you everything you need to know about import or customs duty. All goods that are imported […]

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Commercial Invoice Regulations for US Imports

January 15, 2018 Import and Export by Carlos Casanueva No comments

CBP Regulations: Commercial Invoice Commercial invoice is a primary document that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) uses to ascertain classification and valuation of the shipment and the duty payments that importers owed on each shipment that reaches the U.S Port of Entry. Before clearing and releasing the cargo for making an entry into […]

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Import Procedure and Documents Required at the U.S. Port of Entry

January 12, 2018 Import and Export by Carlos Casanueva 3 Comments

CBP Regulations for Import Procedure: Documents Required from US Importers at the U.S. Port of Entry U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), together with importing and exporting community in the US have a shared responsibility to encourage and maximize compliance with trade laws and regulations. CBP has laid down trade regulations and encourages importers and […]

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