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CONGESTED RETAIL PORTS TO SEE WELCOME BREAK FROM RAPID IMPORT GROWTH DURING FIRST HALF OF 2022

Source: National Retail Federation Press Release- February 9, 2022

Imports at the nation’s congested container ports are expected to grow modestly during the first half of 2022, but continued high volumes will keep up pressure that built as the economy bounced back from the pandemic last year, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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U.S.-CANADA BORDER BLOCKED BY TRUCKERS CHALLENGING THE VACCINE MANDATE

Canadian officials are denouncing an “unlawful” blockade of a border crossing between the United States and Canada and reports of violence, as a self-described “Freedom Convoy” of truckers and their supporters opposed to vaccine mandates continued its demonstrations for a fifth day.

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JANUARY LOGISTICS LINK

During the month of January, 2022, Noatum Logistics was involved in a number of events throughout the logistics industry.  Read about industry updates, regulatory updates and announcements in the January, 2022 Logistics Link.

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NORTH AMERICAN CROSS-BORDER VACCINE MANDATES IMPACT TRUCKER AVAILABILITY

January 15, 2022
Saturday, January 15, 2022, a Canadian federal law was implemented requiring all U.S. truck drivers entering Canada show proof of full vaccination. Unvaccinated Canadian truckers who are returning from the U.S. will also be required to quarantine for 14 days, according to reports.

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FOREIGN TRADE REGULATIONS (FTR): NEW FILING REQUIREMENT AND CLARIFICATION TO CURRENT REQUIREMENTS

The Census Bureau’s Economic Management Division (EMD) is announcing the publication of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) seeking public comments on its consideration to add a conditional data element, country of origin, when foreign origin is selected in the Foreign/Domestic Origin Indicator field in the Automated Export System (AES).

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RETAIL IMPORT GROWTH LEVELS OUT BUT VOLUME REMAINS HIGH

Source:  National Retail Federation Press Release – January 7, 2022

After a year of unprecedented increases, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to return to normal growth rates in 2022 but volumes will remain high, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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COVID IMPACT ON LA/LB PORTS AND U.S. WEATHER DELAYS

COVID Impact on LA/LB

COVID-19 positivity rates continue to climb globally. The USA set a record on Monday, January 3, with more than 1 million positive cases reported. 95% of new cases in the USA are attributed to the fast-spreading omicron variant.

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LOCKDOWN OF VITAL NINGBO PORT DUE TO COVID-19 OUTBREAK

Chinese authorities announced a lockdown due to positive COVID infections in Ningbo effecting the supply chain. The district of Beilun in Ningbo is on partial lockdown following the discovery of coronavirus cases on Saturday.

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DECEMBER LOGISTICS LINK

During the month of December, 2021, Noatum Logistics was involved in a number of events throughout the logistics industry.  Read about industry updates, regulatory updates and announcements in the December 2021 Logistics Link.

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LUNAR NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS

Please refer to the below chart listing the holidays in Asia surrounding the Lunar New Year.

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