shipping examination by cbp

Shipping Examination By CBP

By isfecc | February 22, 2022

Container was examined by CBP – Customs and Border Protection and being charged a fee by the CES – Centralized Examination Station. Under 19 USC 1467, CBP has a right to examine any shipment imported into the United States and it is important to know that you, the importer, must bear the cost of such shipping exam. Per…


By isfecc | February 17, 2022

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued an update earlier this year outlining their plans for enhancements and changes to their operations in 2021. CBP is in charge of law enforcement (both for people crossing the border and for commercial items) at 300 ports of entry. CBP – U.S Customs and Border Protection is the largest federal…

The Ultimate Importer’s Guide

By isfecc | February 17, 2022

Keeping up with regulatory agencies, legislative changes, and access to tools for importers may be a full-time job. If you’re like the importers we work with on a daily basis, you don’t have a lot of time to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty with paperwork. Knowing where to seek for information…

antidumping countervailing updates


By isfecc | February 17, 2022

A Federal Register Notice entitled “Distribution of Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset to Affected Domestic Producers” was published by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) last month. Since 2003, the Federal Register has served as a critical link between CBP and the global trade community, publishing notices practically weekly. Part of being an informed importer…

outlook between united states and china trade

Outlook between United States and China Trade

By isfecc | February 17, 2022

The US / China Trade has been encounter lots challenge for the worldwide trade network. More specifically, US trade pro (and Chinese trade pro, in theory) were keeping a close eye on the scenario because it develops. The regulatory adjustments because of this long-held “trade war” have extensive affects at the operations of many in…

guide to import into us

Guide To Import Into US

By isfecc | February 16, 2022

Before we get into imports, here are a few tips for the exporter (Vendor) to help speed up the Customs Broker’s clearance of your goods: Fill out your customs invoice with all of the essential details – A thorough item description, the number of units/pieces (including units of measure), the value, the place of manufacture,…

customs bond types

Customs Bond Types

By isfecc | February 16, 2022

Before we proceed what are the customs bond types, I will be giving you an idea first what is customs bond, so that you have a better understanding what it was. What is a Customs Bond? A Customs Bond is required by U.S. Customs and Border Protection for passage of imported stock into the United States. A…

continuous import bond

What is Continuous Bond

By isfecc | February 16, 2022

A continuous bond meaning could be monetary guarantee commonly utilized in International trade that recharges automatically until it is canceled. Continuous bonds don’t lapse as long as the client makes the desired installment for each renewal. This can be differentiated with traditional (term) bonds that highlight an termination or development date. How does Continuous Bond…

what is importer of record

Importer Of Record

By isfecc | February 16, 2022

Organization/Company or Individual participating in global trade? You guarantee consistence with administrative concerns identified with the import and export of the items. At the point when trade happens with global parties, consistence with all the local, state, also as federal laws must be guaranteed. That is where IOR-Importer Of Records comes in! Today, we’ll talk about…

Import Process in United States

Import Process in United States

By isfecc | February 15, 2022

I – ie: Background ISF aka Visa must be file by Import Customs Broker II – ie: Declaration Single Transaction Bond aka Passport must be file by Import Customs Broker. III – ie: Manufacturer Manufacturer aka Seller / Factory / Supplier / Vendor / Shipper IV – ie: Cargo Travel Agent Manufacturer will contact export…