Are you ready for the changes that will take place when NAFTA is replaced with USMCA on July 1, 2020? In an effort to inform the trade community, U.S. Customs and Border Protection has published a number of industry-specific webinars. You can access information on webinar scheduling and registration via the Trade Outreach page, as well as access to previously recorded webinars.
USMCA Implementation Instructions
CBP has issued instructions to the Trade for use as the program is implemented.
USMCA vs NAFTA
International Trade Administration have provided a webpage detailing some major differences between USMCA and NAFTA in key chapters.
Importers and Exporters in North America will say goodbye to NAFTA next week as the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) takes effect on July 1. New rules of origin, protection of worker rights in key industries, and enhanced protection of intellectual property rights are among key changes in the new agreement. U.S. Customs and Border Protection has announced the development of the USMCA Center which is designed to help members of the Trade transition.
John S James Co. has provided a helpful checklist to assist you in understanding USMCA guidelines. Download Here
Frequently Asked Questions
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has a FAQ webpage in relation to the U.S. – Canada – Mexico Agreement.
Did you know?
In Canada, the agreement is referred to as CUSMA. In Mexico, as T-MEC (México, Estados Unidos y Canadá).