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Door Delivery by the Steamship Line – A Good Idea?

Customers Clearance Stories from the Gallagher Archives.  Importing Goods from Overseas. Who should pay shipping? Sometimes our clients purchase goods where the delivery is paid for by the shipper, and the shipper arranges for the steamship line to deliver the goods [...]

2019-05-02T12:07:30-06:00September 12th, 2019|Commercial Trade|

Heads up: New 10% Tariff on $300B China Imports to the U.S. starting September 1st

Heads up: New 10% Tariff on $300B China Imports to the U.S. starting September 1st On August 1, 2019 President Donald Trump declared that effective September 1, 2019, an additional 10% Section 301 tariff will be imposed on all the remaining [...]

2019-08-23T18:33:51-06:00August 23rd, 2019|Commercial Trade|

Increase in Section 301 Duties Scheduled for May 10

Section 301 Updates On May 9, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is scheduled to publish a modification to the Section 301 Tariffs increasing the duty rate on the products covered in the September 2018 Federal Register Notice from the current rate of [...]

2019-05-09T17:19:47-06:00May 9th, 2019|Commercial Trade|

Oh, Yuck! Why we appreciate U.S. Government Regulations

Customs Clearance Stories from the Gallagher Archives.  Oh, Yuck! (Or, Why We Appreciate U.S. Government Regulations) As customs brokers, our role is to present import shipments to U.S. Customs & Border Protection for clearance into the U.S.  In that process, we also [...]

2019-05-02T12:23:47-06:00April 25th, 2019|Commercial Trade|