Tuesday, October 26, 2021 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm EDT (9:00 – 10:00 am PDT)

Combine the COVID-19 pandemic with the already exponential rise in e-commerce, and what do you get? Innovation? Sure. Imitation? Absolutely. With it harder than ever to touch and experience products before purchase during the pandemic, 2021 is poised to be

In ruling NY N321380 (September 24, 2021), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the tariff classification of hamper bags from China. The four products, described as tote bags, are designed and sized to provide storage, protection, portability, and organization for personal items – such as clothing – during travel. The outer surface of each article

In ruling NY N321330 (September 22, 2021), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the tariff classification of a snake decoration from China. The product, described as the “Disney The Nightmare Before Christmas Poseable Snake,” is a hanging home decoration intended for Halloween. The shape of the snake consists of two parts – an orange 100%

In ruling NY N320340 (July 30, 2021), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of three different from Argentina. A breakdown of the three products is provided below:

  • Cheddar Sticks: composed of cheddar cheese, wheat flour, water, refined sunflower oil, modified starch, rice flour, salt, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, pasteurized egg powder, flavoring, guar gum, mono

On August 26, 2021, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that for FY 2021 between October 1, 2020 and August 6, 2021, the agency had detained approximately $368 million ($367,743,052) worth of cargo in relation to forced labor by issuing Withhold Release Orders (WROs). As noted by the agency’s trade statistics, this represented

In ruling NY N320557 (August 4, 2021), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the country of origin of five Thin Film Transistor – Liquid Crystal Display (TFT-LCD) modules. All five modules are virtually identical in composition, as they are all composed of a TFT-LCD cell, polarizers, a backlight, a driver and control printed circuit board