Korea

November 20, 2017


Thailand Announces New Customs Requirements

A new enforcement for shipping marks for cargo into Thailand went into effect on November 13. Fines can be up to THB 50,000 for noncompliance. Cargo simply needs to be labeled and marked correctly, according to established standards.

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October 20, 2017


Long Beach Port Leaders Visit Korea and Japan

A delegation that includes Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, Harbor Commission President Lou Anne Bynum, Port Executive Director Mario Cordero, and Chief Commercial Officer Noel Hacegaba is visiting South Korea and Japan this week on a business development mission. The…

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September 19, 2017


ITA Announces Aerospace Trade Mission to Singapore

The International Trade Administration has announced an aerospace trade mission to Singapore February 5-9, 2018, according to trade law firm Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg. U.S. companies already doing business or seeking to do business in Singapore or elsewhere in the…

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September 19, 2017


Beware of Bauxite

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued new warnings about the dangers of shipping bauxite. Bauxite is a commonly-shipped source of aluminum. A newly-identified phenomenon of “dynamic separation” when there is excess moisture in the cargo could significantly affect a vessel's stability,…

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