November 16, 2017

September 2017

The devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey drowned out the normal news din in your Nation’s Capital last month. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Houston and its environs affected by the storm. The scale of the storm means the road to rebuild will be long. You can help here. The staff of the Foreign-Trade ‘Zine hopes everyone […]
November 15, 2017

August 2017

Your Nation’s Capital is known for its hot, humid summers. Abraham Lincoln would take a carriage ride to Maryland whenever possible to escape. Later, Camp David was established and was a retreat available to the President when Congress adjourned for the summer. There has been no such escape this summer. Soaring temperatures and significant resignations and firings made for an […]
November 11, 2017

April 2017

Not The Spring Blooms We Were Expecting A blast of arctic air swept though your nation’s capital late last month, dashing hopes for an early spring. The unexpected frost left rows of brown, wilted cherry blossoms in its wake. Trees near the Potomac River fared better, kept just warm enough by the river’s water. That saved the National Cherry Blossom […]
October 18, 2017

What are the major changes in the new regulations?

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October 18, 2017

When do the new in-bond regulations take effect?

The new In-Bond regulations were published on September 28, 2017 and take effect November 27, 2017 Please note that this educational tool is intended to be general in nature, not a comprehensive review of the U.S. laws and regulations that apply to a particular situation, nor a provision of legal advice.  Posts of offensive or confidential material will be rejected […]
October 18, 2017

Can I arrive my in-bonds in the ACE Portal?

Carriers have manifest and in-bond editing options in the portal that other account types do not. Please note that this educational tool is intended to be general in nature, not a comprehensive review of the U.S. laws and regulations that apply to a particular situation, nor a provision of legal advice.  Posts of offensive or confidential material will be rejected […]
October 18, 2017

Can I file and view Protests through the ACE portal?

Yes: Go to Accounts>>Set Account Type to Protest Filer>>Go Under Select Task>>Create Protest Filer if you have not already done so Select the specific account/company you are interested in in the account list Under tasks you can also view the change history of your protests or run reports Please note that this educational tool is intended to be general in […]
October 18, 2017

Can I file and view Post-Summary Corrections in the ACE portal?

You can view Post Summary Corrections through ACE reports, but you cannot file or modify them in the portal. Please note that this educational tool is intended to be general in nature, not a comprehensive review of the U.S. laws and regulations that apply to a particular situation, nor a provision of legal advice.  Posts of offensive or confidential material […]
October 18, 2017

Can I view liquidation information in the ACE portal?

Yes, you can view Liquidation information through ACE reports. Please note that this educational tool is intended to be general in nature, not a comprehensive review of the U.S. laws and regulations that apply to a particular situation, nor a provision of legal advice.  Posts of offensive or confidential material will be rejected by the moderator.  Each post reflects the […]