National Commodity Specialist Division (NCSD) September 2022 WebinarsThe Office of Trade’s National Commodity Specialist Division and the Office of Trade Relations is excited to present a series of approximately 40 commodity-specific, educational webinars to support Customs and Border Protection’s internal and external customers. The webinars began in February and will run through September 2022. Each webinar will be approximately an hour. The date and time will vary, so please be sure to check the time for each webinar.  
The schedule for the September webinars is below. Please click on the webinar title to register. The link to join will be sent via email no later than 9 a.m. on the day of the webinar. We look forward to your participation!        
The September schedule is as follows:
Classification of Vehicles of Chapter 87 and Saying Hello to HybridsThursday, September 1, 2022, at 1:30 pm EDT
Other Articles of Base MetalsTuesday, September 13, 2022, at 12:00 pm EDT

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APHIS Core Message Set Announces Release of Fruit and Vegetable Name Validation ListThe U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is pleased to announce the inclusion of a Fruit and Vegetable Name Validation List to verify spellings on the APHIS Core Message Set website. The list provides genus, species, subspecies, and variety names (PG05) along with corresponding common names (PG17). This list does not represent commodities that may or may not be admissible but provides the acceptable spellings for listed names and provides the corresponding Integrated Taxonomic Information Systems (ITIS) Taxonomic Serial Number (TSN). This list is not all-encompassing; if the genus, species, subspecies, or variety does not appear on this list, use the format that appears on the associated phytosanitary certificate and commercial invoice. PPQ will update the list as necessary and provide the date of the most recent update.
This list may also be downloaded by software vendors for use with the PG10 category AP0600 (Fruits and Vegetables) only. By integrating the list into ABI software, filers have a single fruit and vegetable commodity list which increases the quality of data submitted. This increases compliance with APHIS Core Message Set policies and APHIS regulations, facilitating the import process and improving the movement of cargo into U.S. commerce without delays.
As a reminder, when reporting AP0600 PG26 units of measure, packing level one should be reported as KG (kilogram), packing level two as NO (number count), and packing level 3 as either BG, BX, CS, CT, or PKG (bag, box, case, carton or package).
For help with the APHIS Core Message Set filing, please visit our website, send an email to, or call our help desk at 1-833-481-2102.

*Original APHIS Message can be found here.
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The Consumer Product Safety Commission to Host Workshop on Beta Pilot Test of eFiling CPSC staff is hosting a public workshop to discuss the Beta Pilot Test of electronic filing (eFiling) of certificate of compliance data on Thursday, October 13 in Bethesda, MD.
The Beta Pilot Test will involve a 6-month test of approximately 30 to 50 participants, who will eFile certificate data for regulated imported consumer products with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), using the Partner Government Agency (PGA) Message Set, at the time of entry filing or upon entry summary filing if both entry and entry summary are filed together. Staff’s Beta Pilot Test workshop will discuss the purpose and mechanics of eFiling certificate data in the Beta Pilot Test and other associated topics.
The workshop will be held in-person and virtually in the Commission’s main Hearing Room located on the fourth floor of Bethesda Towers, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814. If you wish to attend the workshop, please register at, and specify whether you plan to attend in person or virtually by Thursday, October 6.
The Federal Register Notice associated with this workshop can be found here. More information on eFiling can be found at

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Harmonized System Update (HSU) 2222 created on August 9, 2022Harmonized System Update (HSU) 2222 was created on August 9, 2022 and contains 181 ABI records and 24 Harmonized Tariff Records.
HSU 2222 contains changes from the July 22, 2022, temporary rates of duty on imports of certain infant formula.

Questions or concerns should be directed to Entry Summary, Accounts & Revenue Division (ESAR) at
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An updated version of the ACE CATAIR Entry Summary Create/Update has been posted to cbp.govThe ACE CATAIR Entry Summary Create/Update (version 78) has been updated under the Chapters: Current Capabilities tab on The update is the 54-Record (Type 04): 
Reference to the Korean Iron and Steel Association (KOSA) removed from the Korean export steel license data element’s description. 
For any technical questions regarding this update, please contact your assigned Client Representative. 
Questions or concerns should be directed to Entry Summary, Accounts & Revenue Division (ESAR) at
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INFORMATION: Reconciliation Trade Webinar and Questions & Answers are Available on CBP.govPurpose: To inform to the Trade Community that the Reconciliation Trade webinar hosted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Trade Relations and Office of Trade in collaboration with the Brownsville Licensed Brokerage Association and the Mid-Valley Customs Brokers Association on May 12, 2022, and questions and answers are available to the public on, Reconciliation Page, additional information section.
This educational webinar covered reconciliation fundamentals and provided insight to the various issues the Trade Community and CBP Centers of Excellence and Expertise (Centers) experience when filing and processing reconciliation entry summaries (Entry Type 09).
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Check Out This Week’s Customs Bulletin! This update includes: CBP Decisions: Technical Amendment to List of User Fee Airports: Addition of Four Airports, Removal of Two Airports

General Notices: Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Certain Surgical Gowns

US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit: Aspects Furniture International, Inc., IMSS, LLC, Plaintiffs-Appellants v. United States, Defendant-Appellee

US Court of International Trade Slip Opinions: Second Nature Designs, Ltd., Plaintiff, v. United States, Defendant

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