Argentina: Procedural Changes to the 9-point Form Submission

As of February 1, 2018, Argentina’s Ministry of Health (ANMAT) is only accepting the 9-point inspection information required for the export of biologic specimens via the TAD electronic system. Paper versions of the 9-point inspection previously used by the agency will...

Marken Addresses Volgograd Airport Acceptance of Dangerous Goods

Please note that the Volgograd Airport in Russia has halted the acceptance of Dangerous Goods materials effective immediately.  While this development will affect couriers who rely on this airport for transport of their DG shipments as a waypoint through Russia,...

Argentina’s New Rules for Import and Export of Biologic Specimens

Until recently, companies in Argentina were required only to list the relevant clinical study protocol number when importing or exporting biologic specimens. Now, as of July 1, 2017, importers and exporters must obtain specific approval from Argentina’s ministry of...

Mexico’s CFDI Export Reporting Update and New Deadline

The Mexican Treasury Department (SAT)’s most recent technical update on CFDI reporting has caused confusion among exporters of non-commercial samples.  According to SAT’s notice[i], new functionality will go into effect on March 1, 2017 that will allow for CFDI...

2017 Global Harmonized System Update

Recent updates to the U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) result in new HTS classifications for pharmaceutical products.  The 2017 updates to the HTS, which went into effect on January 1, 2017, revamped several chapters and headings of the HS by deleting, adding or...