Monthly Archives: October 2016

Coffee, Conversation, and Comparative Advantage

David Ricardo’s Law of Comparative Advantage shows how global trade is good for us.

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Why You Might NOT Want a Customs Binding Ruling

I just read an article about Customs Binding Rulings, the premise being that you always need one.  Always.  Regardless of circumstances. Call me contrarian, but I don’t quite agree. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) provides for importers, or their … Read the rest of this entry

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You know you’re in export compliance when …

I show this attributable to Patrick Briscoe, so thank him when you see him. You know you’re in export compliance when … You worry about whether technical data is singular or whether they’re plural; Your preschooler can count all the … Read the rest of this entry

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Re-Thinking Export Compliance

Think your company is too small to worry about export compliance? Think again. Being small and flying under the radar isn’t a get-out-of-jail-free card. Export fines can run into the hundreds of thousands millions of dollars. While a larger company … Read the rest of this entry

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