The Descartes CustomsInfo Knowledge Center includes curated articles, reports, and insights on the latest developments in the import compliance regulatory landscape.
U.S. Begins Enforcement of Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act to Ban Illicit Xinjiang Imports
The United States has begun enforcement of the UFLPA with a focus on goods produced in whole or in part from the province of Xinjiang.
The Critical Value of Having the “Right” Global Trade Content to Power SAP-GTS Systems
Organizations have to work at warp speed to understand the implications of the constantly-evolving regulatory landscape. Having the right global trade content is crucial.
WCO 2022 Updates: A Fresh HS Code of Paint
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.
What is an HTS Code? Top Strategies for Import Classification
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.
Landed Cost Calculation an Integral Part of the Ecommerce Customer Experience
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?
Do the New EU-UK Free Trade Agreements Solve Potential Brexit Woes?
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.
New Free Trade Agreements, Customs requirements for ecommerce on the Horizon
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.
Brexit Closer to Reality as UK Exit from the EU moves to a Conclusion
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.
Businesses Turn to Advanced HS Code Technology Amid Supply Chain Disruptions: Survey
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.