• US Lists Chinese Goods Subject to Tariff Increase of 25%

    The tariff rate on 1300 different products of Chinese origin may increase by 25%. In retaliation for “laws, policies, practices, or actions of the Government of China that may be unreasonable or discriminatory and that may be harming American intellectual … READ MORE »

  • GSP Renewal Included in Omnibus Spending Bill

    The $ 1.3 trillion dollar Omnibus spending bill, approved by the House and Senate, and today signed by the president, includes retroactive renewal of GSP until December 31, 2020. GSP eligible goods entered into the US after the December 21, … READ MORE »

  • Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Aluminum

    Effective March 23, 2018, the Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Aluminum into the United States, Economy & Jobs, issued on March 8, 2018, imposes a 10% additional duty on certain aluminum articles. Per the proclamation, aluminum articles: “shall be … READ MORE »

  • Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Steel

    Effective March 23, 2018, the Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Steel into the United States, Economy & Jobs, issued on March 8, 2018, imposes a 25% additional duty on certain steel articles. Per the proclamation, steel articles: “shall be … READ MORE »

  • Are you eligible for DUTY DRAWBACK?

    If you export products that you previously imported and paid U.S Customs duty on – you may be eligible for duty drawback. Duty drawback is a refund of duty that had been collected by U.S. Customs on imported merchandise or … READ MORE »

  • Why you should get a Customs Broker

    If you choose to file your own Customs entry, please read the U.S. Customs and Border Protection publication “Importing into the United States” for an overview of what is involved. On the other hand… A licensed Custom Broker can save … READ MORE »

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  • Welcome to Aeroships International Customers

    R.S. Express, Inc., has acquired Aeroships International, Inc., an international freight forwarder based in Chicago, IL. Aeroships has built a reputation for excellent service to clients and foreign partners during their 22 year business history. Jeannine Ellenwood and Rich DeCarlo, … READ MORE »

  • RS Express Receives Contribution Award at CTN Group Meetings

    RS Express received an award from its global partner network, the CTN Group at its annual meeting this year, which took place in Vietnam. President Kevin Hannon accepted the award for RS Express’ increased contribution to the partner network. RS … READ MORE »

  • How the Government Shutdown Will Affect Importers and Exporters

    At midnight last night, the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives could not come to an agreement on the U.S. budget for the coming fiscal year which has resulted in a government shutdown. The following is an explanation of how … READ MORE »