Kendrick Trade Weekly Newsletter: Week of June 29, 2024

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Kendrick Trade Weekly Newsletter: Week of June 29, 2024

CBP Announces Partners for Continuing Education Program for Brokers


U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has selected five key organizations to develop and implement accreditation standards for its new continuing education program for customs brokers. This initiative, effective February 1, 2024, requires licensed brokers to complete 36 hours of continuing education every three years to stay updated on evolving customs rules and U.S. trade laws. The selected partners include:

  • E-Merchants Trade Council

  • International Compliance Professionals Association

  • National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America Educational Institute

  • Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg

  • TrüTrade Solutions


These partnerships aim to enhance the professionalism and competency of customs brokers, ensuring they are well-prepared for the complexities of modern trade.


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Canada Considers Tariffs on Chinese Imports


Canada is contemplating imposing tariffs on a variety of Chinese imports, with a significant focus on electric vehicles (EVs). This move is part of a broader strategy to protect the Canadian automotive industry from perceived unfair trade practices by China, including state subsidies leading to market overcapacity. The consultation period for this decision will begin on July 2, 2024, and a final decision is expected shortly thereafter. The potential tariffs could go into effect as early as the fall of 2024. This initiative aligns Canada with similar actions taken by the U.S. and the EU to safeguard their respective industries.

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