Governmental Notices for November 25 through December 1st 2017.



The Association reminds importers that as of December 9, 2017, ACE will be the sole CBP-authorized EDI system for daily and monthly statements.  To that end, in CSMS #17-000744, CBP has advised that due to an 11/6/2017 VPN maintenance, it recommends that trade partners attempt to authenticate at least once before 12/9/2017, as failure to perform an authentication may result in the connection being automatically inactivated.

In addition, the following governmental notices may be of interest to our members and the trade, including links to:

APHIS’ Rule addressing Imports of Fresh Mango Fruit from Vietnam Into the Continental United States;

 CPSC’S Proposed Rule Requesting Comments Concerning The Risk Of Injury Associated With Clothing Storage Units Tipping Over;

CBP’s Notices advising of Accreditations and Approvals of various Commercial Gaugers and Laboratories, latest Bulletin with Notices of Twelve Proposed and Final Ruling Modifications / Revocations and a Comment Request, as well as, the latest ABI messages;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

OFAC’s Notices of the Blocking and Unblocking of Persons and Properties;

 FTZ Board current notices;

ITA and ITC Notices of the Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Certain Backpack Chairs and Lightweight Thermal Paper from the People’s Republic of China;

USTR’S Requests for Comments regarding Administration’s Action Following Determination of Import Injury with Regard to Large Residential Washers;

 California’s latest 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, a Travel Kit, an Activity Mat and Thermal Paper; and,

Canada’s latest Consumer Alert & Recall notices.


Members wishing to learn more about any of these items are encouraged to review details on the Gemini Member Site, or to contact the Gemini team