Registration Open for 2020 Conference

February 5, 2020

AAEI opened Early Bird registration for the 99th Annual AAEI Conference & Expo which will be held at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, June 15-17, 2020.  In addition to the Early Bird savings, AAEI members will receive a member discount on registration by logging in to the AAEI Member Center.  The …

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CBP Publishes Guide for E-Commerce

February 4, 2020

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has released a guide for importers involved in e-Commerce, called the E-Commerce Elements of Compliance. The one page chart is a helpful reminder for importers using e-Commerce platform about the basic necessary pieces of data that CBP requires to process imports smoothly. They include product description, value, quantity in …

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President Trump Signs USMCA

January 30, 2020

President Trump signed the USMCA trade agreement, a deal reached among the United States, Mexico and Canada, at a White House ceremony on the South Lawn. The USMCA replaces NAFTA, although the deal still needs formal approval by Canada. AAEI and many of its member companies joined the call to action in the long push …

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U.S., China Sign Phase 1 Trade Deal

January 15, 2020

President Trump and China’s Vice Premier Liu He signed the Phase 1 trade deal which includes provisions on intellectual property, financial services, and large purchases of agriculture products. AAEI announced that while it is pleased that the agreement is signed, its leaders will be scrutinizing the text to assess the impact of the agreement on …

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China Escalates Trade War with Retaliatory Tariffs

August 29, 2019

China is retaliating against the U.S. List 4 tariffs by imposing tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. goods, effective September 1, 2019. As a result, the Trump Administration increased the duty rates and effective dates as follows: September 1, 2019: Products on List 4A (i.e., includes tariff subheadings where China’s share of U.S. imports from …

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