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China Tariffs Update

 Industry Alerts   22-Mar-19

Negotiations continue between the U.S. and China to resolve trade differences and the timetable...

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JSC Team at the 2019 GLA AGM in Panama City, Panama

 General News   13-Mar-19

V.P. of Operations, Butch Connor and Export / NVOCC Manager, Diane Olszewski are proud to be...

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India Air Space Situation

 Industry Alerts   08-Mar-19

Due to escalating tensions between India and Pakistan, the commercial flights to and from India...

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March 1 Chinese Tariff Increases Delayed Indefinitely

 Industry Alerts, General News   27-Feb-19

Yesterday President Trump announced that the previously scheduled tariff increase on $200...

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President Hedging as March 1st Tariff Increases Loom, Exclusion Process for Tariffs on List 3 Products Coming

 Industry Alerts   20-Feb-19

Importers from China have been trying to maximize shipments for the last 6 months or so, where...

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The Year of the Pig has begun!

 General News   19-Feb-19

With the Year of the Pig upon us and the celebrations of the Chinese New Year culminating with...

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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

04-Feb-19

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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