The USTR has released the first round of List 2 exclusions granted.

Round 1 List 2 Exclusions Granted: Section 301

The U.S.T.R. announced the first round of Section 301 List 2 exclusions granted. These items will be excluded from the 25% tariff imposed on August 23, 2018. On July 31, 2019, the United States Trade Representative released an official announcement to the Federal Register with the first round of exclusions to List 2 of the…

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In 2003 the Big Bin barge made headlines when it capsized and dropped 100 shipping containers into the Columbia River

Containers in the Columbia River: The Story of the Big Bin Barge

In 2003 the Big Bin barge made headlines when it capsized and dropped 100 shipping containers into the Columbia. Although a relatively small amount of cargo passes through the Columbia River, it is an important part of the local economy. Farmers send their goods down the river to ports along the coast on barges. A…

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After you have imported goods into the United States, there is a chance that you may receive a Customs Form 28 concerning the entry you made

Intro to Importing: Understanding a CF-28

A CF-28 is the first step towards a claim from Customs. After you have imported goods into the United States, there is a chance that you may receive a Customs Form 28 (CF-28) concerning the entry you made. If you receive a CF-28 from Customs and Border Protection, don’t panic, but do take it seriously….

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In 1998 the APL China lost a record breaking amount of cargo. This loss was caused by an Act of God, Typhoon Babs.

Heavy Weather Dangers: The 1998 APL China Shipping Loss

In 1998 the APL China lost a record-breaking amount of cargo. This loss was caused by an Act of God, Typhoon Babs. The Pacific Ocean is full of unpredictable dangers. When a boat is bringing goods across the ocean, there is no guaranty that they make it across. Although container ships are huge and built…

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In an educational video, Trade Risk Guaranty explains the process of handling a General Average claim.

[Video] What is General Average Claims Process?

In an educational video, Trade Risk Guaranty explains the General Average claims process and how an adjuster calculates each party’s contribution.   The law of General Average (GA) can be a very confusing concept, especially if you are new to international trade or don’t have to deal with it on a regular basis. But a…

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The Bozeman Commuter Challenge is a community event where organizations and businesses compete against each other while sustainably traveling to and from work.

TRG Wins the Bozeman Commuter Challenge

The Bozeman Commuter Challenge is a community event where organizations and businesses compete against each other while sustainably traveling to and from work. This June, TRG competed in the Bozeman Commuter Challenge. This annual challenge between businesses and organizations in the community promotes efficient transportation and brings the TRG team closer every year. We have…

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