Regulatory Updates

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...

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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,...

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ACE Import Requirements Updates

As CBP and the other government agencies get closer to the full implementation of the single-window environment known as the ACE, U.S. importers must have a strong process for validating import documents and making sure complete and accurate information is submitted...

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Argentina: New Import Declaration form for Clinical Supplies

In an effort to streamline importations of clinical supplies, Argentina’s Ministry of Health, Administración Nacional de Medicamentos, Alimentos y Tecnología Médica (ANMAT) announced the creation of a new import declaration form.[i] The new, so called 12-point...

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Import Tariff Rate Reductions in Russia

In a continued effort to align with World Trade Organization (WTO) rules for trade facilitation[i], The Federal Customs Service of Russia has reduced tariff rates for more than 1700 Harmonized Schedule (HS) codes. The reduced rates went into effect on September 1,...

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