AAEI Urges DHS to Alter ACE Transition

February 8, 2016

AAEI is calling on US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to release its contingency plans for the transition to Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) as soon as possible. AAEI sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Deputy Secretary Mayorkas expressing deep concern over the February 28th deadline for filing entries in ACE.  As AAEI’s letter states, “We do …

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AAEI 95th Annual Conference & Expo Registration

May 11, 2016

Walk-in registration will be accepted for the AAEI 95th Annual Conference and Expo at the Crystal Gateway Marriott June 5–7, 2016 in Arlington, Virginia. AAEI’s annual two-day conference will feature an examination of importing and exporting, the latest developments of major trade pacts and and current realities of the US and global trade climate. AAEI’s …

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Relaxed Enforcement Announced for SOLAS

June 2, 2016

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) recently announced it has relaxed its stance on the enforcement of new Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) regulations due to take effect on July 1st that make container weighing mandatory, instructing regulators to take “a practical and pragmatic approach” when enforcing the new regulations for a period of three …

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McAleenan Sworn In as CBP Commissioner

April 17, 2018

Kevin K. McAleenan was sworn in on March 20, 2018, as Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Prior to his confirmation, Mr. McAleenan served as the Acting Commissioner since January 20, 2017.  The Senate confirmed the Commissioner’s nomination after Finance Committee voted unanimously to approve it in December.  Last summer, the Acting Commissioner …

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State of the Association

December 20, 2017

AAEI’s State of the Association written by AAEI President and CEO Marianne Rowden is now available. The annual report describes the work of AAEI and outlines the Association’s progress on advocating for members on Capitol Hill, at government agencies and in federal court.  The State of the Association covers: AAEI Push on U.S. Trade Legislation AAEI Review …

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