U.S.-flag vessel owners and operators are subject to a 50% ad valorem duty for vessel repairs made in foreign shipyards. Claims for relief that are not adequately presented or documented will be denied relief and assessed the onerous duties.… Continue reading
Evelyn Suarez was invited to speak at the Influential Leadership for Public and Corporate Leaders Programme that took place December 2-6, 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa. The program aims to equip a select number of students with the practical… Continue reading
Evelyn Suarez will be speaking on the Global Trade Update panel as part of the South Africa
Investment Forum, taking place in Capetown, South Africa, from December 3rd through the 4th.
A number of significant developments are currently underway which are likely to shape the rules for
global trade in the 21st century:
The U.S. and European Union, which together represent close to half of global GDP, have
launched negotiations on a “Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership” or T-TIP, which is
expected to set standards in such areas as:
The Customs Brokers & International Freight Forwarders Association of Virginia, Inc. invites you to attend its monthly meeting and luncheon.
Evelyn Suarez will give a presentation entitled, “After the Broken Broker: Protecting the Honest Broker Presented by the Customs Brokers & International Freight Forwarders Association of Virginia, Inc.”