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Almost 10K “unapproved” coronavirus masks confiscated by customs agents

Federal customs agents confiscated nearly 10,000 unapproved respirators while continuing to intercept unauthorized medications and other coronavirus-related products, officials said late last week. US Customs Service and Border Guard [CBP] Friday announced that agents in Philadelphia had confiscated KN-95 masks made in China the previous day. Officials have reportedly consulted with the Food and Drug Administration [FDA] Inspectors who have …

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The Rollback of Chinese Customs is subject to fierce resistance in the White House

An agreement between the United States and China to repatriate existing tariffs in a "Phase 1" deal has met with strong internal opposition from the White House and external advisers. The idea of ​​tariff reduction was not part of the original "handshake" agreement between Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump. Chinese officials said Thursday that tariff …

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Boris Johnson: Irish Customs inspections become a reality after Brexit

Media playback is not supported on your device. Media Title Johnson: "Ultimate Moment of Choice" at the Irish Border Boris Johnson says the "reality" of Brexit will require customs checks on the island of Ireland after the UK has left the EU. The prime minister, however, rejected claims that would effectively impose a hard line, in the form of a …

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400 Chinese products are to be exempt from customs duties

US. Finance Minister Steven Mnuchin and US Representative Robert Lighthizer will meet in Beijing on May 1, 2019 for a group photo session following a meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He. Andy Wong | AFP | Getty Images BEIJING – The US is temporarily exempting more than 400 Chinese products from tariffs that the government of President Donald Trump …

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Disney Resort Shutter on early Tuesday as Hurricane Dorian Customs toward Florida Coast deadline

With five confirmed dead in the Abaco Islands UPDATED: Hurricane Dorian continues to laboriously push toward the southeastern coast of the US as he beats the Bahamas on Monday. The massive storm was downgraded to a Category 4, and forecasters said it would move "dangerously close" to the Florida coast as well as to Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and …

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China Avenges US $ 75 Billion in Customs Duty on Customs

China will levy 5% or 10% duty on US imports from 1 September, according to a statement issued by the Chinese Ministry of Finance. The tariffs would be 25% or 5% and come into force on 15 December. The new rates apply to 5,078 products, including soybeans, coffee, whiskey, seafood and crude oil. Last week, China announced it would take …

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Customs computer failure confuses passengers at US airports

A computer system used to direct incoming passengers through customs at airports suffered a nationwide outage for a few hours on Friday, resulting in delays and frustrated travelers waiting to process their waiting times. The outage was reported at about 4.30 pm and at about 6.30 pm, airports reported that the system had been restored. It was not immediately clear …

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US Customs and Border Protection computer outage snarls US airport arrivals

An international air traveler is cleared by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer inside the U.S. Customs and Immigration Area at Dulles International Airport. Paul J. Richards | AFP | Getty Images Thousands of travelers faced delays at airports around the country on Friday after a computer outage prevented U.S. It is not clear that the problem has occurred. …

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The failure of the US Customs Pass leads to significant delays at the airport

The systems used by the US Customs and Border Guard to check the passports of incoming travelers were badly damaged on Friday. Civil servants therefore had to rely on slower security systems. Travelers at airports across the country, including JFK in New York and Washington-Dulles, reported widespread delays in international arrival halls. "Dulles has just announced that the US customs …

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Huge Wall Street Rally welcomes Customs Delay from Investing.com

© Reuters. Investing.com – A decision by the Trump administration to delay the imposition of tariffs on goods imported from China triggered a massive rally on Tuesday, offsetting most of Monday's losses. The administration delayed the imposition of tariffs on some goods until December "We are doing this for the holiday season," President Donald Trump told reporters. The rally sent …

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