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Brazil Welcomes ATA Carnets!

rio-imageAfter much anticipation USCIB announced that Brazil has started accepting ATA Carnets for professional equipment and exhibitions and fairs! This could not come at a better time with the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games being held this year in Rio.

ATA Carnets are, simply put, passports for goods as they facilitate temporary entry into over 100 countries. Brazil has adopted and now is implementing the ATA Carnet system which will ease the requirements for companies and athletes involved in Rio 2016.

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U.S. Border Protection Offers Risk Assessment Template

U.S. Border Protection Offers Risk Assessment TemplateU.S. Border Protection Offers Risk Assessment Template

To join the U.S. Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program and receive the benefits it provides in strengthening international supply chains and gaining specific corporate benefits—including reduced examination fees and access to Free and Secure Trade (FAST) lanes—applicants must be able to provide a documented process of how the company assesses risk. To facilitate that process, C-TPAT offers an overview of the elements of a good risk assessment in its August 2014 Five Step Risk Assessment for importers, brokers, consolidators, highway carriers, foreign manufacturers and U.S.

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