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Ripple Effect of Terminal Congestion

 Industry Alerts   11-Feb-19

Customers of the Port of Baltimore are beginning to feel the impact of the severe congestion that...

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USTR Sets First Batch of Products Exclusions From Section 301 Tariffs

 Industry Alerts   07-Feb-19

As reported in Top News

The U.S Trade Representative has issued its first list of product...

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Maryland International Business Leadership Awards


We at John S. Connor, Inc. are proud to announce that Lee Connor is one of six recipients of the...

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Structural Steel from Canada, China, and Mexico Subject of New AD/CV Petition

 Industry Alerts   04-Feb-19

The following was received from one of our Trade Sources:

A petition filed Feb. 4 alleges...

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Exclusions, Duty Rates and Effective Dates for List 1, 2 & 3 - Status

 General News   25-Jan-19

The following link lists combined Duty Rates & Effective Dates for Lists 1, 2 & 3 Updated...

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Government Shutdown Impacts on Trade

 Industry Alerts   22-Jan-19

While the daily transactions of clearing import cargo through customs and processing export...

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Carriers Reducing Capacity for Lunar New Year / Tariff Increase Planning

 Industry Alerts   17-Jan-19

Ocean Carriers in the Asia/U.S. trade have announced blank (cancelled) sailings anticipating...

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Trade Preference Program Changes Include Termination of Mauritania’s AGOA Designation

 General News, Industry Alerts   27-Dec-18

President Trump has issued a proclamation modifying the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the U.S. to...

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First Batch of Products Exclusions 301

 Industry Alerts, General News   26-Dec-18

The US Trade Representative Issued its first list of product exclusions for 301 tariffs on...

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Potential Government Shutdown Guidance

 General News, Industry Alerts   26-Dec-18

Per our industry association, NCBFAA, they have helped provide the following:

With a...

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A Clarification on the 90 Day Extension for China Possible Tariff Increases

 Industry Alerts   06-Dec-18

December 6, 2018

A Clarification on the 90 Day Extension for China Possible Tariff...

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Temporary Truce in U.S. - China Trade War

 Industry Alerts   03-Dec-18

December 3, 2018

The U.S. and China agreed yesterday to hit the pause button in the...

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North Korea Sanctions & Enforcement Actions Advisory

 Industry Alerts, General News   14-Nov-18

November 14, 2018

The U.S. Department of State, with the U.S. Department of the...

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GSP Changes Effective November 1, 2018

 Industry Alerts   02-Nov-18

GSP Changes Effective November 1, 2018 The following is as reported in the American Shipper on...

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Tight Ocean Freight Market Balance of 2018

 Industry Alerts   01-Nov-18

November 1, 2018

Data coming from our agents in Asia plus various trade journals indicate...

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