The world of trade compliance is rapidly changing and grows more complex daily. It has become increasingly more difficult to stay up to date on changing regulations and the global economy. Komatsu holds trade and customs compliance in high regard. Becoming a MITA member allows for our teams to not only stay current in the world of trade, but also provides opportunities to share best practices as we all adapt to the changing times."
MITA is a valuable resource for Wisconsin’s international trade community. It offers a variety of events which not only provide tactical guidance for import and export trade operations, but also informs on the macro policy issues affecting global trade today."
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MITA is a Madison, Wisconsin-based organization with the simple goal to connect and provide global know-how and resources to its members. MITA provides international trade information to the organizations and individuals looking to expand their international reach. From trade agreements to export documentation to economic trends and prevailing world issues, MITA keeps its members “in the know.”
With the new fiscal year starting on October 1st, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“Customs”) will begin to notify U.S. importers of their selection for and required participation in various audit and assessment programs. As FTI Consulting’s (“FTI”), Alison Jacobs, Courtney Stiers, and Matt Williams discussed, Customs has been increasingly focused on enforcement recently, and […]
For the first time since 1988, the US Trade Representative (“USTR”) requested that the US International Trade Commission (“USITC”) evaluate the foreign Trade zone (“FTZ”) program, specifically evaluating the program’s impact on employment and competitiveness of goods produced in FTZs. Thus, the USITC instituted the “Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs): Effects of FTZ Policies and Practices […]
I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as the recently elected Madison International Trade Association (MITA) President for 2023 and to welcome you to another year of informing, networking and connecting with MITA. I, along with the Executive Team of Dan Brink (Vice President), Phil Gantz (Treasurer) and Maureen Muldoon (Secretary), as well […]