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The references herein are to new developments in the Customs and Trade area. Direct linkages to the source documents are provided if available.
(Last Updated 12/20/2016)


Customs issued CSMS #16-001021 issuing a blanket authorization for Immediate Delivery for merchandise released on or after December 16 through December 31, 2016 for filers who may elect to take advantage of the interim Harmonized Tariff Schedule changes which take effect on or after January 1, 2017.  This blanket authorization does not apply to absolute quota merchandise and merchandise moved under an Immediate Transportation entry (type 61).  CSMS #16-001021 (Dec. 14, 2016). 

Sean Murray was quoted in a November 22, 2016 Kansas City Start article on a Justice Department investigation into export transactions potentially involving restricted parties.