Border Trade Alliance testifies before Senate Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border Management, discusses challenges facing land border ports of entry
In his remarks, Vale discussed the economic calamity that has resulted from the 15-month pandemic-induced restriction on cross-border travel deemed “non-essential” by the United States, Mexico and Canada.
The BTA in June 2021 sent this letter to Commerce Sec. Gina Raimondo, which expresses the organization's concern that Commerce will treat “FOB U.S. Shipping Point” as meaning the U.S. port-of-entry, not the first U.S. selling agent’s facility. Existing law, however, defines FOB as the first point of sale, not the first point of entry.
There is no indication that a resumption of non-commercial cross-border traffic would have any material effect on ongoing efforts to end the scourge of the pandemic.
Border Trade Alliance applauds International Trade Commission decision to drop inquiry against blueberry imports
The Border Trade Alliance said today it strongly supported Thursday’s decision by the International Trade Commission to end an inquiry over whether the importation of fresh blueberries from five countries harmed U.S. producers.
BTA Letter to President Biden Regarding Executive Order Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel
The Border Trade Alliance submitted this letter to President Biden in response to his January 21, 2021 Executive Order Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel. The BTA urges the administration to continue to [...]
The Border Trade Alliance, an organization of private and public sector members supporting policies that promote free and secure cross-border trade, congratulates President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on their inauguration.