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Pharmaceuticals Tariff Classification Guide

Pharmaceuticals Tariff Classification Guide

Based on CBP’s recent presentation to the industry, Life Sciences Trade Alert’s Pharmaceuticals Tariff Classification Guide details the classification of pharmaceuticals and other compounds recognized as drugs in Chapters 29 and 30 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule. This white paper also includes links to relevant CBP rulings, informed compliance documents and court cases, as well as the CBP’s preferred procedure for obtaining a ruling on a pharmaceutical compound from its binding rulings program.

Drug and Device Customs Rulings Summary Q1 2018

Drug and Device Customs Rulings Summary Q1 2018

Life Sciences Trade Alert’s Drug and Device Customs Rulings Summary is now available as a FREE resource for trade compliance professionals in the healthcare sector! Get all of CBP’s prospective rulings affect the pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology sectors in one convenient report. This two-part summary includes coverage of the first quarter of 2018, as well as a list of rulings issued by CBP’s National Commodity Specialist Division detailing the products subjected to ruling requests and CBP’s decision on their tariff classification.

2017 CBP Rulings and Revocations Summary

2017 CBP Rulings and Revocations Summary

The 2017 CBP Rulings and Revocations Summary provides a list of CBP’s 2017 rulings and legal decisions covered by International Trade Today to help you make business decisions based on how your goods will be treated upon importation.  These rulings addressed topics such as issues classification, country of origin, marking and preferential treatment, valuation, drawback, exclusion order enforcement, liquidation, and more.

2018 U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule Guide

2018 U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule Guide

The International Trade Commission’s latest round of changes to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule became effective on January 1, 2018. To help trade professionals keep current on the latest GSP/AGOA provisions, new and amended statistical suffixes, duty-free changes and more, International Trade Today is pleased to offer our readers the 2018 U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule Guide.

The Pai Perspective

The Pai Perspective

In a special report The Pai Perspective: A Look at the FCC’s New Deregulatory Leadership, the award-winning editorial team at Communications Daily examines the chair’s history prior to the FCC, his record so far, and his priorities for his term.

Harmonized Tariff Schedule July 2017 Summary

Harmonized Tariff Schedule July 2017 Summary

The International Trade Commission's latest round of changes to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule became effective July 1, 2017. To help trade professionals stay current on the latest tariff revisions, new tariff numbers, and GSP changes, International Trade Today is offering a free summary guide the Harmonized Tariff Schedule Summary of Updates.

FDA Foreign Supplier Verification Program Guide

FDA Foreign Supplier Verification Program Guide

Beginning May 30th, U.S. food importers must meet the FDA’s mandate to ensure their foreign suppliers meet U.S. food safety standards. To help you understand how these new regulations will be implemented and enforced, International Trade Today has prepared a complimentary FDA Foreign Supplier Verification Program Compliance Guide.

2016 CBP Rulings and Revocations Summary

2016 CBP Rulings and Revocations Summary

CBP published approximately 4,000 prospective rulings and revoked or modified more than 80 others in 2016 addressing topics such as valuation, drawback, liquidation and more. The 2016 CBP Rulings and Revocations Summary provides a list of rulings and legal decisions to help you make decisions based on how your goods will be treated upon importation.

2017 U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule Guide

2017 U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule Guide

The Preliminary Edition of the 2017 Harmonized Tariff Schedule took effect January 1st with some of the most extensive changes to the tariff schedule since 2012, the last time the WCO nomenclature was updated. The editors of International Trade Today have compiled a comprehensive and complimentary guide detailing every one of the changes that will impact trade professionals for the foreseeable future. 

The Course of Net Neutrality

The Course of Net Neutrality

Net neutrality has been heavily challenged in the courts and faces an uncertain future under the Trump administration. To help the telecommunications industry understand where net neutrality regulation has come from, and where it might be going, the editors of Communications Daily have assembled a special report: The Course of Net Neutrality.

WCO Harmonized System 2017 Update Guide

WCO Harmonized System 2017 Update Guide

On January 1, 2017, the World Customs Organization is implementing amendments to the Harmonized System (HS) Nomenclature. These changes include 242 sets of amendments that apply to more than seven industry sectors, and most were prompted by environmental and social concerns expressed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. As a free service to the trade industry, International Trade Today’s experts have compiled a comprehensive Tariff Changes Under the WCO Harmonized System 2017 Update Guide.

Information Technology Agreement Tariff Guide

Information Technology Agreement Tariff Guide

On July 1 2016, the U.S. and 51 other countries launched an eight-year effort that will strike tariffs on more than $180 billion in yearly U.S. tech exports in key markets around the globe. The WTO Expanded Information Technology Agreement will ultimately affect 450 tariff lines on 201 information technology categories representing 80% of all currently traded product lines. And, as a free service to the industry, International Trade Today has compiled a reference guide summarizing the changes to the U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule that will transform information technology trade around the world.

Customs Reauthorization Compliance Guide

Customs Reauthorization Compliance Guide

The Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act affects the operations of every customs broker and importer operating in the United States. As the most comprehensive, trusted news source for customs brokers and trade professionals, International Trade Today is proud to help keep you current on this legislation through our Customs Reauthorization Compliance Guide.