Ocean Carriers Announce ETS Surcharge in 2024

Beginning January 1, 2024, new carbon taxes will impact all shipping customers involved in transporting goods to, from, and within the European Economic Area (EEA), which consists of EU member states, as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway. Ocean carriers have announced the implementation of the European Union’s Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) surcharge to cover the costs of the [...]

Merchandise Process Fee (MPF) Update.

This is a reminder of the upcoming Merchandise Process Fee (MPF) changes. Per CSMS Message #57131638 from CBP: Minimum / Maximum Increase Pursuant to the General Notice (88 FR 48900) published July 28, 2023, adjustments to certain customs user fees and corresponding limitations, as codified in 19 U.S.C. § 58c, will take effect on October 1, 2023. These adjustments are [...]

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