Section 301 tariffs and, to a lesser extent, Section 232 duties make it more attractive for importers to gain the system.
Most importers have had at least one CF-28 or CF-29 scare. Companies that haven’t most likely will at some point, as U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) cracks down on import compliance.
A specialized agency of the United Nations, the International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s mission is to “promote safe, secure, environmentally sound shipping through cooperation.”
The United States Government has made a serious commitment to trade security and trade compliance in the last few years.
To improve the security of international trade and enforce trade laws and regulations, the Government is taking measures to advance partnership programs and encourage more importers to participate - including sweetening the deal