MEMBER OF THE WEEK

September 14, 2022

AAEI is spotlighting members who are helping lead the Association on key issues, initiatives and projects. This week, AAEI is featuring Kryssa Lighthall of ExxonMobil Chemical. Kryssa is an active member of AAEI’s Export Committee and is part of the core working group developing AAEI’s Export Modernization recommendations, which includes proposals on e-manifest and progressive …

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Eugene C. Laney, Jr., New AAEI President & CEO

President and CEO’s Message to the Membership

April 13, 2021

I am thrilled to have the opportunity to join such a prestigious organization and very impressive staff. I look forward to learning more about ongoing AAEI initiatives that seek to “reimagine global trade.” I am already blown away by the membership’s enormous contributions to committees and ad hoc activities.   With an eye toward making …

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White House Reports Progress on Port Congestion

November 18, 2021

The White House released a report on tracking progress at the nation’s ports to resolve congestion. The report says recent data shows improvement, including at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach where the number of containers sitting on the docks for more than 9 days is down by about one-third over the first …

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Weekly Trade Roundup

September 14, 2022

AAEI Calls on Congress to Act to Avert Freight Rail Strike AAEI sent a letter to Congressional leaders today, calling on federal lawmakers to intervene in the U.S. freight rail contract negotiations and prevent a work stoppage this week. Despite recommendations from the Presidential Emergency Board (PEB), which was convened in July, and tentatively accepted …

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Weekly Trade Roundup

September 7, 2022

USTR Keeps Section 301 Tariffs in Place for Now The Office of the United States Trade Representative  (USTR) confirmed late last week in a pre-publication notice that it received hundreds of requests to continue Section 301 tariffs on more than $300 billion worth of goods imported from China. As the law requires, USTR will keep …

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