Posted on November 16th, 2017

In the attached letter, dated November 15, 2015, Abigail Martin, USPS Director Global Trade Compliance, addresses enhancements to the compliance checks in the export compliance screening process for PMEI/PMI/FCPIS Presort Drop Shipment, Commercial ePacket  (CeP), International Priority Airmail (IPA) and International Surface Air Lift (ISAL).

Click here to read the letter.


Posted on November 10th, 2017

The PRC approved this week both the Postal Service's proposed Competitive Rate Price Changes and the Market-Dominant price changes for January 2018. 
 
On October 6, 2017 the Postal Service filed notice with the PRC concerning changes in prices for competitive products. Yesterday, the PRC approved the proposed changes which are scheduled to take effect on January 21, 2018.
 
To read the full order, please visit the PRC’s website: https://www.prc.gov/docs/102/102422/Order4208.pdf

​ Market-Dominant Rates: ORDER ON PRICE ADJUSTMENTS FOR FIRST-CLASS MAIL, USPS MARKETING MAIL, PERIODICALS, PACKAGE SERVICES, AND SPECIAL SERVICES PRODUCTS AND RELATED MAIL CLASSIFICATION CHANGES
 
See full order: https://www.prc.gov/docs/102/102460/Order4215.pdf


Posted on November 10th, 2017

​From: UPU.EmIS
Sent: Thursday, November 9, 2017 3:00 AM
Subject: EmIS 106/2017 – Costa Rica – Resumption of postal services
Importance: High
 
Further to EmIS 89/2017 and 97/2017, the designated operator of Costa Rica, Correos de Costa Rica, wishes to inform the designated operators of other Union member countries that postal services have been restored in the entire country after Tropical Storm Nate.
 
Correos de Costa Rica thanks designated operators for their understanding during this emergency.

Posted on November 10th, 2017

​Please see the following update received today from the UPU concerning flooding in Malaysia:
 
From: UPU.EmIS
Sent: Thursday, November 9, 2017 5:10 AM
Subject: EmIS 107/2017 – Malaysia – Flooding
Importance: High
 
The designated operator of Malaysia, Pos Malaysia, asks us to inform the designated operators of other Union member countries that flooding in the State of Penang has been disrupting collection and delivery of all mail products since Sunday, 5 November 2017.
 
The following postcode areas are affected: 10000, 10050, 10100, 10150, 10200, 10250, 10300, 10350, 10400, 10450, 10460, 10470, 10500, 10502, 10503, 10504, 10505, 10506, 10508, 10512, 10514, 10516, 10518, 10524, 10534, 10538, 10540, 10542, 10546, 10550, 10551, 10552, 10558, 10560, 10564, 10566, 10570, 10576, 10578, 10582, 10590, 10592, 10593, 10594, 10596, 10600, 10604, 10609, 10610, 10612, 10620, 10622, 10626, 10628, 10634, 10646, 10648, 10660, 10661, 10662, 10670, 10672, 10673, 10674, 10676, 10690, 10710, 10720, 10730, 10740, 10750, 10760, 10770, 10780, 10790, 10800, 10810, 10820, 10830, 10840, 10850, 10910, 10920, 10990, 11000, 11010, 11020, 11050, 11060, 11100, 11200, 11300, 11400, 11409, 11500, 11600, 11609, 11700 and 11800.
 
Pos Malaysia thanks designated operators for their understanding and cooperation; it will inform them as soon as the situation returns to normal.

Posted on November 10th, 2017

​From: UPU.EmIS
Sent: Thursday, November 9, 2017 8:36 AM
Subject: EmIS 108/2017 – Philippines – Special non-working days
Importance: High
 
The designated operator of the Philippines, Philippine Postal Corporation, wishes to inform the designated operators of other Union member countries that, owing to the hosting of the 31st ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings, the Philippine Government has declared 13, 14 and 15 November 2017 special non-working days in the National Capital Region and the provinces of Bulacan and Pampanga. Delivery of all classes of mail (LC/AO, CP and EMS) will be affected.
 
Philippine Postal Corporation thanks designated operators for their understanding.