Ascent Global Logistics Blog

October 9, 2019

Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Portal Opening October 11

The current Miscellaneous Trade Bill (MTB) (H.R. 4318) is in place through December 31, 2020. However, the USITC is opening the new MTB Portal this Friday, October 11, 2019 to allow U.S.

October 8, 2019

Compliance Circular: October 2019

Read the October Compliance Circular for information regarding Section 321 entries. 

October 4, 2019

Norfolk Southern Service Suspended: Bridge Collapse

Updated 10/4/2019. Norfolk Southern services between Kansas City, MO and Moberly, MO are still suspended due to the collapse of the Grand River Bridge in Brunswick, MO on Wednesday, October 2.

October 2, 2019

Tariff Update: WTO Grants U.S. Permission to Impose $7.5 Billion of Tariffs on EU Goods

This week, the United States was granted permission by the World Trade Organization (WTO) to impose up to $7.5 billion of annual tariffs on goods from the European Union. This action provides the U.S.

October 2, 2019

Weather Alert: Tropical Storm Mitag

Updated 10/8/2019. Tropical Storm Mitag has caused delays of about 3-6 days for large vessels around Shanghai and Ningbo. To read more about the storm, click here.

September 12, 2019

Update: Two Week Delay for Tariff Increase

On September 3, 2019, a Federal Register notice was published, stating that due to the ongoing challenges being addressed between the governments of the United States and China, Tranche 1, 2 and 3 would be increasing from 25 percent to 30 percent, effective October 1, 2019.

September 6, 2019

Weather Alert Update: Hurricane Dorian

Please note that Hurricane Dorian’s landfall continues to impact port, rail and over-the-road operations across the Southeast. Below are the latest updates:

September 4, 2019

Weather Alert: Hurricane Dorian

Please note that Hurricane Dorian’s landfall is impacting port, rail and over-the-road operations across the Southeast. Below are the latest updates:

September 3, 2019

Compliance Circular: September 2019

With varying regulations governing the disclosure (Freedom of Information Act) or confidentiality (Department of Homeland Security) of certain records, it can sometimes be challenging to know who can have access to what information in the international world of trade.

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