AAEI Welcomes White House Action on Supply Chain Disruptions

August 27, 2021

AAEI welcomes the White House announcement that it has appointed John Porcari as Port Envoy to the Biden-Harris Administration Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force. AAEI working to help solve the port congestion problem, which surfaced during the pandemic and continues to threaten nation’s economic recovery. Last April, AAEI urged the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

August 19, 2021

As co-chair of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC), Lenny Feldman of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg provides strategic recommendations directly to CBP and the departments of Homeland Security and the Treasury on issues such as e-commerce policy, trade partnership programs, enforcement and facilitation mechanisms, and regulatory reform. Although Lenny’s …

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AAEI Urges the Senate to Consider CBP Nominee Chris Magnus

August 11, 2021

AAEI is calling on the Senate Finance Committee to move forward with the confirmation process of Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner. The U.S. economy stands stronger with a properly confirmed leader at CBP, which is assigned to ensure the safety, prosperity, and economic security of international trade …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

August 11, 2021

As co-chair of AAEI’s Transpacific Committee, Mark Hirzel is leading the way on AAEI’s efforts to end port congestion and ease the burden on U.S companies due to sharply rising port-related charges and fees. Mark co-wrote an AAEI letter to the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) last April that was shared with the White House staff. …

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AAEI Calls for Restarting Trade Talks with China, Cutting Tariffs

August 9, 2021

AAEI co-signed an industry letter calling on the Biden Administration to restart trade negotiations with China, cut tariffs and improve the tariff exclusion process at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR). The letter was signed by more than 30 business groups and covered by major news publications. USTR says it currently is reviewing …

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