CSMS# 18-000484 – Import restrictions on Certain Mexican Fish and Fish Products

08/15/2018 05:49 PM EDT ACE Outreach Events ** This message supersedes message 18-000483 ** In response to a United States Court of International Trade order (Slip-Op 18-92) and in cooperation with the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), is imposing immediate import restrictions on fish and fish products from Mexico caught with gillnets deployed in the range of the vaquita, a species of porpoise endemic…

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China 301 Tariffs – Current Events

Video Blog by Susan Kohn Ross In this video blog, MSK Partner & International Trade Practice Chair Susan Kohn Ross covers what’s new with the 301, including the tariff China has imposed on goods imported from the U.S., which product lists are at which stage, what is going on with List 3 in both countries, and other current events. View Video This alert is provided as a service to our clients…

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China 301 List 2 – Effective August 23, 2018

China 301 List 2 – Effective August 23, 2018 Written by Susan Kohn Ross USTR Lighthizer yesterday published notice that the 25% tariff on goods appearing on List 2 will become effective on August 23, 2018. For those who wonder if filing comments makes a difference, the answer is yes! In his announcement, USTR Lighthizer made the point the list dropped from 284 to 279 tariff items based on testimony and…

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The Art of the Trade Deal: Duty-Saving Strategies for 232 and 301 Tariffs on Imported Goods

ON DEMAND WEBINAR The Art of the Trade Deal: Duty-Saving Strategies for 232 and 301 Tariffs on Imported Goods   Available 24/7 $200  | 1 CCS Credit Purchase Now U.S. importers, exporters, and manufacturers are looking for ways to mitigate the impact of the 10 to 25 percent additional tariffs the U.S. has levied on tens of billions of dollars’ worth of imported goods, including steel and aluminum from all…

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• USTR Finalizes Second Tranche of Tariffs on Chinese Products in Response to China’s Unfair Trade Practices

August 7,2018 Washington, DC – The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) today released a list of approximately $16 billion worth of imports from China that will be subject to a 25 percent additional tariff as part of the U.S. response to China’s unfair trade practices related to the forced transfer of American technology and intellectual property.  This second tranche of additional tariffs under Section 301 follows the…

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U.S. – China Trade War Heats Up Even More!

U.S. – China Trade War Heats Up Even More!  Written by Susan Kohn Ross Update on the China 301 List 3 Products On August 1, 2018, USTR Lighthizer issued a press release indicating he was following through with President Trump’s direction and will consider raising the rate of duty from 10% to 25% on those products on the China 301 List 3. A formal notice in the Federal Register is expected…

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25% Tariff Increase on $200 Billion Worth of Imports from China Under Consideration

Courtesy of STR – Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, PA Friday, August 03, 2018 Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report The additional tariff proposed in July on $200 billion worth of goods imported from China could be increased from 10 percent to 25 percent under a new directive from President Trump. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said this possible change is intended to provide the administration with additional options to encourage…

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PCC Tariff Tracker

Courtesy of Peter Friedmann’s Office We have been provided a single resource for brokers and forwarders who are members of the 5 local associations comprising the Pacific Coast Council. tariffs imposed and threatened by President Trump against imports in the US, tariffs imposed and threatened by the EU, China, Canada, Mexico, India, Turkey, exclusions from the US tariffs already granted process for obtaining exclusions in the future View/Download

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US SANCTIONS 2018 UPDATES AND OVERVIEW WEBINAR

International Trade Education & Training Industry Experts       NEW WEBINAR OFFERING NEXT MONTH! US SANCTIONS 2018 UPDATES AND OVERVIEW   Date: Tuesday, August 7 Timing: 1 pm-2 pm EST Pricing: $95.00 per attendee Group rate: Only $55.00 each for 3 or more attendees The US has current sanctions in place regarding export sales and activities that have been referenced recently as part of many topics involved with changing…

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July 16, 2018 Updates

Still More China Tariffs Proposed   Just days after a 25% tariff rate took effect on $34 billion worth of products from China, the President announced a proposed 10% tariff on another $200 billion worth of Chinese products in retaliation for China’s retaliation to the initial U.S. action. The list of proposed products includes a significant amount of consumer goods and other finished products, such as furniture, fish and appliances. As in the last round, the…

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