Raw materials to finished goods – we’ve got the tools to manage complex classifications, duty mitigations programs, and free trade agreements. Star USA is a premier provider of international trade training for plastics industry leaders. Mold a compliance program with Star USA that supports your needs.
Star USA provides international trade training for plastics industry leaders. Trade compliance directly impacts product & material costs as well as financial performance in the global supply chain. Successful global procurement and sales strategies perfected through international trade training & consulting can drive process improvement, technology enablement, and improved information management – all while reducing costs and expanding profit margins.
International Trade Training for Plastics Industry
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19 U.S.C. 1514, Protest Against Decisions of Customs Service provides the legal vehicle for importers and interested parties to administratively contest CBP decisions related to imported merchandise. Our team experience runs deep in dealing with challenges from customs authorities. We have experience in writing, supporting, and submitting successful protests.
19 C.F.R. § 162.74 Prior Disclosure provides the legal basis for proactively addressing and resolving these errors, with the goal of eliminating fines and penalties as a result. We help recognize, plan, and resolve these errors through coordination with your teams and legal counsel, and liaising with the Customs Commissioner and the Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures Port Officers.
Reconciliation allows the importer, using reasonable care, to file entry summaries with CBP with the best available information, with the mutual understanding that certain elements, such as the declared value, remain unconfirmed. Generally there are two challenges: first is getting approved to enter the Reconciliation program, while the second is actually performing the Reconciliation process.
The Customs Valuation Agreement of the World Trade Organization (WTO) sets out a fair, uniform and neutral system for determining the value of imported goods on which customs officials levy duties. This system bars the use of arbitrary or fictitious customs values.
Customs rulings are binding administrative decisions issued by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) pursuant to 19 C.F.R. Part 177. Rulings may address customs related matters, including United States tariff classification, marking, and valuation. Rulings may only be prospective and in response to a ruling request.
Determine if you’re eligible for a portion of the over $2 billion dollars per year of unclaimed refunds from U.S. Customs. If you qualify, we will set up your program and manage it.
“Great compliance resource. Highly recommend."
John R., Logistics Director
Expert guidance when buying and selling internationally.