• ITVI.USA
    15,353.780
    -79.690
    -0.5%
  • OTLT.USA
    2.732
    0.005
    0.2%
  • OTRI.USA
    20.880
    0.030
    0.1%
  • OTVI.USA
    15,332.660
    -75.700
    -0.5%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    3.280
    -0.020
    -0.6%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    3.190
    0.050
    1.6%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.560
    -0.030
    -1.9%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    3.420
    0.090
    2.7%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    2.220
    0.050
    2.3%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    4.080
    0.000
    0%
  • WAIT.USA
    126.000
    1.000
    0.8%
  • ITVI.USA
    15,353.780
    -79.690
    -0.5%
  • OTLT.USA
    2.732
    0.005
    0.2%
  • OTRI.USA
    20.880
    0.030
    0.1%
  • OTVI.USA
    15,332.660
    -75.700
    -0.5%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    3.280
    -0.020
    -0.6%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    3.190
    0.050
    1.6%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.560
    -0.030
    -1.9%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    3.420
    0.090
    2.7%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    2.220
    0.050
    2.3%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    4.080
    0.000
    0%
  • WAIT.USA
    126.000
    1.000
    0.8%
American ShipperShippingTrade and Compliance

Bacardi serves FTZ Board with alcohol request

Company wants to add foreign components to gift sets packaged in Florida.

   Bacardi USA Inc. has submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the Foreign-Trade Zone Board for its facility in Jacksonville, Fla.
   Bacardi already has authority solely for the kitting of alcoholic beverages into gift sets within Subzone 64E. This request is to add finished products and foreign status component to the scope of authority.
   For its domestic sales, Bacardi would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to gift packs containing glasses as well as Asti spumante, moscato, vermouth, cognac, rum, gun, vodka and tequila. 
   The component sourced from abroad include Asti spumante, moscatos, all flavors of vermouth, cognacs, whiskeys, rums, gins, all flavors of vodka, all flavors of tequila, ice molds, stemware and lead crystal glass.
   Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions should be addressed to Elizabeth Whiteman, acting executive secretary, at the Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013. U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230-002. A copy of the notification is available for public inspection on the board’s website. Submissions must be received by Sept. 4.

Kim Link-Wills, Senior Editor

Senior Editor Kim Link-Wills has written about everything from agriculture as a reporter for Illinois Agri-News to zoology as editor of the Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine. Her work has garnered awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Magazine Association of the Southeast. Prior to serving as managing editor of American Shipper, Kim spent more than four years with XPO Logistics.

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