Deferring Harbor Maintenance Fees

Published on October 9, 2019 Tri-Link’s consulting services include solving international trade problems, overcoming barriers to trade, educating the international trade community regarding Foreign Trade Zones and expediting international cargo through the U.S. ports of entry for importation and exportation. With an international trade consultant and corporate Custom House Broker on your team, Tri-Link provides a unique blend of international …

Chinese tariffs

Chinese tariffs set to increase Oct. 15

Published on September 27, 2019 Chinese tariffs are set to increase Oct. 15 on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods. Although some products have recently become exempt from the 25 percent increase, the act was more about providing relief to some U.S. companies that may have suffered from Trump’s tariffs since they can’t find a supplier outside of China. President …

merchandize processing fee

Reduce Merchandise Processing Fees (MPF)

Published on September 24, 2019 Tri-Link has helped clients reduce FTZ Merchandise Processing Fees. A Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) is a fee assessed by U.S. Customs for most imports into the U.S., not including duty, freight, and insurance charges. The minimum amount of the fee shall not be less than $26.22 and caps at $508.70. Tri-Link can help mitigate the …

Weekly Entries

FTZ Weekly Entry Filing

Published on September 19, 2019 When importing items into the United States, Tri-Link can help save time and money through utilizing Weekly Entry Filing (WEF), rather than having to do numerous single entries.  According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), “Brokers (entry filers) can submit a weekly estimate for repetitive, high volume entries of low-risk products by estimating the …

Offset the Chinese Tariff with a FTZ subzone

FTZs can Help Offset the Additional 10% Tariff on Imported Chinese Goods

Published on August 9, 2019 As a result of continued trade talks with China, President Trump announced that he will implement an additional 10% tariff on the remaining 300 billion dollars of goods being imported from China into the U.S. starting on Sept. 1, 2019.  He recently implemented of 10% tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, in addition to …

FTZ Subzones

Reduce tariffs with FTZ Subzones

Published on July 25, 2019 Companies can reduce tariffs with FTZ Subzones. Utilizing Tri-Link’s ability to establish Subzone on private premises can benefit companies. Tri-Link has 30 years of experience and consulting services. This enables us to quickly access the potential for success and take the necessary steps to make it so. A Subzone is a single Foreign Trade Zone …