AAEI Announces 2022 Conference Dates

July 2, 2021

AAEI announced that the AAEI 101st Annual Conference and Expo will be held June 13-15, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel & Spa. The event will be held in person. Registration will open soon.  For updates, please visit events.aaei.org or email us at events@aaei.org. 

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Member of the Week

July 22, 2021

As leader of AAEI’s 21st Century Customs Subcommittee, Stephanie Wang of Steptoe & Johnson LLP is overseeing one of AAEI’s top priorities, coalescing members’ positions on U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) 21st Century Customs Framework (21CCF). Stephanie’s international trade practice at Steptoe includes advising clients in antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings before the US …

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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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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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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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