Hearings on Proposed Tariffs on Virtually All Remaining Trade from China Get Underway

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has released its schedule of public hearings in connection with a proposal to impose additional tariffs of up to 25 percent on some $300 billion worth of imports from China not already subject to higher tariffs under the Section 301 process. The proposed additional tariffs would affect a broad range of consumer and…

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Automatic Extension of China Tariff Exemptions Sought by Lawmakers

Friday, June 14, 2019 Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report Several members of Congress are pushing the Trump administration to automatically renew exclusions from the 25 percent additional tariff imposed on $50 billion worth of imports from China. Those exclusions, which are being announced in stages, are currently effective for one year after they are published. Noting that the one-year anniversary of the Section 301 tariffs on so-called List 1…

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Uncertainty on Mexico Tariffs as June 10 Deadline Approaches

Monday, June 10, 2019 Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report The White House is proceeding toward the imposition of new tariffs on all goods imported from Mexico as of June 10 but at the end of the business day June 7 there was substantial uncertainty as to whether and how that will happen. President Trump has said that to push Mexico to address immigration issues he plans to levy a…

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[Webinar Invitation] Trade in Turmoil [Monthly Update]

WEBINAR INVITATION Trade in Turmoil [Monthly Update]   Wednesday, June 26, 2019  |  2:00 pm EDT – 2:30 pm EDT  |  $50  |  0.5 CCS/ CES Credit Reserve My Seat   This 30-minute update reviews the latest trade policy developments and predictions on what may happen in the near future. Topics will include the following. U.S.-China trade negotiations and tariffs the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement and possible passage in 2019 free trade agreement negotiations with Japan…

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Tariff Actions Resource Page

      Updated June 3, 2019 Subscribe to receive news & updates on tariff actions directly in your inbox ST&R Trade Report This page features information, deadlines and resource documents on the various U.S. tariff actions and the responses by the rest of the world. The “U.S. Actions” section includes information on the Section 232 investigations of steel and aluminum, automobiles and auto parts, and uranium. It also includes…

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More China Tariff Exclusion Requests Denied; List 3 Process Still Pending

Thursday, June 06, 2019 Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report Hundreds more requests for exclusions from the Section 301 additional tariffs on imports from China have recently been denied but some remain under consideration. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is continuing to review exclusion requests for List 1 and List 2 goods, imports of which are collectively worth about $50 billion, as it prepares to launch an exclusion…

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BREAKING NEWS –> India removed from GSP, Mexico additional duties coming next week

  Two major US trading partners with major trade news. View this email in your browser India GSP eligibility removed and certain exports now subject to additional Section 201 duties. We’ll put the legalese below in what we received formally from CBP, but here are the lowlights: Effective tomorrow (and announced late on Friday by the White House), India is terminated from the GSP program. This means exports from India will require payment of…

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India Terminated from GSP and Newly Subject to Import Limits on Solar Cells and Washers

Tuesday, June 04, 2019 Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report India is being terminated as a beneficiary developing country under the Generalized System of Preferences as of June 5. As a result, thousands of goods imported from India will no longer be eligible for duty-free treatment under GSP. India has been the largest user of GSP with $5.7 billion in shipments under the program in 2017. President Trump issued a…

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CSMS# 19-000274 – UPDATE: Section 301 (Tranche 3) Duties as of June 1, 2019

05/31/2019 05:32 PM EDT Automated Broker Interface On May 31, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office (USTR) announced USTR intends to publish a notice in the Federal Register next week that extends the amount of time for importers to enter certain goods exported from China before the goods will be subject to an additional tariff increase from 10 percent to 25 percent. Covered products that were exported from China to…

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Tariffs on All Imports from Mexico to Begin June 10

Friday, May 31, 2019 On the evening of May 30, in an effort to push Mexico to address immigration issues, the White House announced that a 5% tariff will be imposed on goods from Mexico effective June 10. If Mexico’s response is not deemed sufficient, tariffs will be increased according to the following schedule: 10% on July 1; 15% on August 1; 20% on September 1; 25% on October 1.…

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