COVID-19 Pandemic Impact

March 20, 2020

AAEI is providing continuous updates on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on trade and the response by oversight agencies in the U.S. government. AAEI also is providing feedback to U.S. agencies, including U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on how trade disruptions are affecting U.S. companies. Tell us your experience– take our survey. AAEI …

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2020 Trade Symposium Postponed

March 5, 2020

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that it is postponing the CBP 2020 Trade Symposium due to the impact on travel caused by the Coronavirus. The event had been scheduled to begin on March 10, 2020, at the Hilton Anaheim hotel in Anaheim, California. CBP will issue refunds to registrants. CBP issued a statement: …

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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 saving money on Early Bird registrations, which are available until April 15, AAEI members receive a member discount on registration by logging …

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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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