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Short commentaries and discussions of compliance issues and trends in global trade management as they relate to extended supply chains.

Airforwarders Association Reports Good News from Washington! No, Really!

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Airforwarders Assocition (AfA) has been working to get the U.S. Census Bureau to reconsider its plans to eliminate the Carnet exemption from the Electronic Export Information (EEI) filing that is required when goods leave the U.S.
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Lowering Costs with China Trade Management

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The total costs to conduct business and supply chain operations in China for multi-national companies are greatly influenced by a company’s capabilities to manage its General Trade, Processing Trade, and Bonded Zone operations in China.

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How to Grow Smarter in 2014 and Beyond

By Mike Capone
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More than 9 in 10 expect their company’s sales growth rate to either accelerate or stay the same.
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Company Fined $5.9M for Failing to Obtain Required Export Licenses

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CWT B.V., a Dutch travel agency, has been fined $5.9M by the U.S. government for violating the trade embargo to Cuba. CWT’s violations took place from August 8, 2006 to November 28, 2012 and involved trips to Cuba by 44,430 people.

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Small and Mid-Size U.S. Businesses Experience More Barriers to Entry with European Union

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The United States International Trade Commission recently released a report stating small and medium-sized U.S. businesses are disproportionately affected by certain trade barriers with the EU as compared to their larger counterparts.

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Mailroom Mix-Up: $15 Export Results in $90,000 Penalty

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We’re sure it happens all the time: your company receives a product order, but you can’t decide whether to send it to the account address or the shipping address. However, if those two addresses are in Iran and Dubai, and your product could potentially be used in nuclear programs, you may want to double-check where your shipment is headed – or you could get slapped with a $90,000 fine.

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Easing of Iran Sanctions and its Repercussion for Industry

A deal is aimed at preventing nuclear weaponization or breakout capability by Iran in return for unfreezing assets and ending select sanctions.
By Anthony Hardenburgh
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 A deal is aimed at preventing nuclear weaponization or breakout capability by Iran in return for unfreezing assets and ending select sanctions. 

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The Latest Export Control Reform Updates

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 We know that keeping up with Export Control Reform (ECR) changes can be tough, so we’re breaking down the latest updates for you right here! 

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Anthony Hardenburgh’s 2014 Global Trade Executive Outlook

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As the global trade space begins to rev up for 2014, many industry leaders are looking ahead to the trends, challenges and strategies they see playing the biggest role in the year to come. In our Executive Outlook series, we asked some of Amber Road's top thought leaders about their perspective of the supply chain, compliance, and beyond, and we will post their answers every week. Our first interview is with Anthony Hardenburgh, Vice President of Global Trade Content at Amber Road.

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Brazil Cracks Down on Corruption

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By Gail Dutton
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New Anti-corruption Law Take Effect in February. With a new anti-corruption law scheduled to take effect January 28, 2014, Brazil is increasing the legal exposure of companies operating within its borders, while simultaneously moving to honor the “Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions” promulgated by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

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