MEMBER OF THE WEEK

February 4, 2022

This week, the spotlight is on Aaron Gothelf of The Walt Disney Company. Aaron has been an AAEI member and leader for most of his career in international trade and currently serves on AAEI’s Executive Committee and AAEI’s Board of Governors. Aaron is Vice Chair of Membership and Education. On AAEI leaders’ Education Committee, Aaron …

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COVID-19 Pandemic Impact

August 14, 2021

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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CBP Makes Announcements on Forced Labor during AAEI Webinar

September 10, 2021

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) delivered breaking news during AAEI’s webinar on Forced Labor Enforcement. CBP soon will publish an update clarifying its timeline for petitions and investigations of alleged violations of forced labor suspected in U.S. import shipments, information that has not been made available yet. CBP is permitting AAEI to share a …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

September 17, 2021

As co-chair of AAEI’s Transpacific Committee, Vince leads AAEI’s port congestion response. He co-authored AAEI’s communications to the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) outlining some of the main causes of port congestion and the obstacles it creates on U.S. exporters. Vince also is a newly elected member of AAEI’s Board of Governors. Vince is the current Chairman of …

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CBP Commissioner Magnus Sworn In

December 16, 2021

Chris Magnus was sworn in as Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in Washington by Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Alejandro Mayorkas. The Senate confirmed Commissioner Magnus last week, making him the first confirmed CBP leader since 2019, when Kevin McAleenan became acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security …

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