Monthly Archives: September 2019


U.S. Customs will increase its User Fees effective October 1, 2019.  This time, the rate increase due to inflation is 7.167 percent.  Although the Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) rate for formal entries will remain at 0.3464%, the minimum MPF will change from $26.22 to $26.79 and the maximum will change from $508.70 to $519.76. The… Read more »

October 1st Sanction Delay Agreed

President Trump posted in his twitter feed last night that the US will delay an October 1st, 2019 planned increase (25% to 30%) in the Section 301 duty rate until October 15th as a gesture of goodwill towards China.