U.S. Importers & Exporters Applaud Confirmation of CBP Commissioner

December 8, 2021

AAEI commends the U.S. Senate for confirmed former Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus to become Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).  Magnus is the first CBP commissioner confirmed by the Senate since 2019, when Kevin McAleenan become acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) during the Trump Administration.  “AAEI applauds the Senate for …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

December 6, 2021

This week’s member spotlight is on Kevin Willis of Amazon. Kevin currently is a member of AAEI’s Industry Leadership Council and a former member of AAEI’s Board of Governors. Kevin has presented at multiple AAEI annual conferences over the years of his involvement with the Association, and is considered a leading voice on customs compliance, trade …

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Conference Early Bird Registration Now Open

January 4, 2022

Join us in person or virtually June 13-15, 2022 for the American Association of Exporters and Importers’ (AAEI’s) 101st Annual Conference and Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Early bird registration is now open for all attendees. Check out our updated agenda and more here.  

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Ports & Roads Transforming with Infrastructure Measure

November 15, 2021

President Biden signed into law a $1.2 trillion infrastructure deal that will repair the nation’s ports, airports, roads and bridges for years to come.  AAEI applauds the bipartisan effort that was passed on November 5, 2021, to deliver historic infrastructure improvements to the nation’s transportation networks. AAEI President and CEO Eugene Laney issued the following …

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AAEI’s Request for Deadline Extension Granted Concerning USMCA

August 5, 2021

AAEI’s request for more time to comment on USMCA regulations was granted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Big money is at stake as importers and exporters look at their existing supply chains and to provide meaningful feedback on CBP’s Proposed Rule on Non-Preferential Origin Determinations for Merchandise Imported from Canada or Mexico for …

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