Category: News

Weekly Update: Tariff Update

Freight Updates Tariff developments.  The EU announced that they were implementing the $4BN of tariffs, sanctioned on the US by the WTO this week. Effective November 10th, 2020 the EU will apply a 25% tariff on American shipments of rum, brandy, vodka and vermouth. The EU press release may be found here and the full list of affected products may […]

Attention: Electronic Payments and PO Box

Elenteny Imports Remittance Instructions   PaystandOur AR team will provide you a copy of your invoice with a link to our secure payment platform. Email for assistance. ACH PaymentsBank Routing or ABA# 121000248 Account# 488-8240199 Wire TransfersBank Name: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A Bank Address: 420 Montgomery, San Francisco, CA 94104 Bank Routing or ABA […]

Weekly Update: CBMA and 2021?

Freight Updates CBMA and 2021?  According to information provided in a trade association conference call, involving the US Senate Finance Committee, if CBMA is to be extended into next year, it would likely be included in an end of year tax extender bill. Last year the extension was not signed, by the president, until December 20, […]

Weekly Update: A sliver of light

Seeking a better deal. Reuters is reporting that the United States favors a negotiated settlement in the tariff dispute.  In response to the European Union’s decision to pursue retaliatory tariffs for Boeing subsidies, the U.S has provided proposals for a “… reasonable settlement that would provide a level playing field”.  Read more here.   Reefer Availability – France  The […]

Weekly Update: FDA Renewals and Referral program

STEPS FOR FDA RENEWAL/DUNS NUMBER REQUIREMENT 2020. The FDA renewal period for 2020 began on October 1, 2020. This year’s renewal includes an additional step of obtaining and updating the registration with the facilities Unique Facility Identifier (“UFI”) otherwise known as the facilities “DUNS number.”  Detailed instructions may be found here. Elenteny Imports launches a […]

Weekly Update: Word of the Day = DELAY

Weekly Update   Week 41: Oct 5th – Oct 9th     Reefer Availability – France  The reefer situation in France continues to worsen. For the West Coast, where there are less carriers to choose from, we are now experiencing a ~2 week delay in reefer shipments.  For the East Coast, delays are approximately one week. […]