The Descartes CustomsInfo Knowledge Center includes curated articles, reports, and insights on the latest developments in the import compliance regulatory landscape.
Take a sneak peek at what Fresh HS Code of Paint the World Customs Organization has in store for us in 2022 when the next five-yearly Harmonized System classification updates go into effect.
An overview of product classification using the HS codes and HTS codes. Everything from what is an HTS code to top strategies for import classification
Post-Brexit Issues Could take Years to Untangle – EU-to-UK Customs Declarations and Claiming Preferential Rates Chief Among Them
The UK’s exit from the EU will cause headaches for import compliance managers for years to come.
As part of landed costs calculations, international duties & taxes, along with cost of goods, shipment, & handling, are shared with customers upfront. How do we get there?
The United Kingdom made the final move to leaving the European Union at 11pm GMT on 31st December 2020. Brexit is now reality. But the EU and UK have drafted new FTAs.
With the New Year’s bell about to ring and election season fading away, it is possible to make better educated guesses about what 2021 might bring from a global trade perspective.
With only just over a month until the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, companies struggle to get ready as Brexit deadlines come and go.
It goes without saying that we have to apply the correct Harmonized System (HS) code and tariff treatment to goods based on the country of import prior to shipping.
The impact of Brexit goes far beyond Europe, as the UK is free to set its own customs tariffs, trade defense measures and trade agreements with the rest of the world.
When goods are imported into the United States, they are subject to certain formalities involving Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Commodities are typically required to be “entered,” or declared to CBP, and are subject to scrutiny by Customs officials to ensure...