Trump Threatens Tariffs On $200 Billion Of Chinese Goods

June 18, 20189:46 PM ET CHRISTOPHER DEAN HOPKINS President Donald Trump pumps his fist as he leaves a meeting Monday in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Evan Vucci/AP In the latest move in an escalating trade dispute, President Trump announced Monday evening that he was asking U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to suggest $200 billion worth of Chinese goods on which the U.S. could impose a…

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25% Tariff Imposed on Chinese Goods June 15, 2018

25% Tariff Imposed on Chinese Goods June 15, 2018 By Susan Kohn Ross   The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) today issued two lists of products on which the U.S. seeks to impose tariffs on goods made in China at a 25% rate. The lists together cover 1,102 tariff lines valued at approximately $50 billion. According to the USTR’s release, the list of products settled on was intended to focus on…

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Trump Proposes Bilateral Deals With Canada and Mexico

June 11, 2018 Trump Proposes Bilateral Deals With Canada and Mexico President Trump’s latest idea on NAFTA is to negotiate separate bilateral agreements with Mexico and Canada – a strategy that met with immediate pushback from Canada and Mexico, as well as from Republican lawmakers in the US. White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow clarified the President’s intentions, saying: “The President is not going to leave NAFTA. He’s just going…

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CBP Issues FAQs on Section 232 Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

June 11, 2018 CBP Issues FAQs on Section 232 Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum To answer the questions surrounding the Section 232 Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum, CBP released an FAQ to help clear up some of the confusion. What is the timing of duty calculations on immediate transportation in bond entries subject to Section 232? Pursuant to the Presidential Proclamations, duties are due on goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for…

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CBP Issues FAQs on Section 232 Tariffs on Aluminum

What is the timing of duty calculations on immediate transportation in bond entries subject to Section 232? Pursuant to the Presidential Proclamations, duties are due on goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on March 23, 2018. For such entries covered by an entry for immediate transportation, and with a country of origin and Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) classification subject to…

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CSMS# 18-000377 – Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Absolute Quotas – Effective June 1, 2018

06/05/2018 01:18 PM EDT Automated Broker Interface ​Pursuant to the Presidential Proclamation for articles subject to section 232 measures, imports of steel mill products from Argentina, Brazil and South Korea; and imports of aluminum products from Argentina; entered on or after 12:01 am eastern daylight time on June 1, 2018, are subject to absolute quota. Steel and aluminum products subject to section 232 absolute quota should be filed with appropriate…

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232 Auto Investigation Timeline Published

By Susan Kohn Ross The Federal Register notice advising the timeline which applies to the Administration’s 232 investigation regarding automobiles and parts was published on May 30, 2018.  The relevant time frame requires that written comments are due by June 22, 2018 and rebuttal comments by July 6, 2018.  A public hearing will be held on July 19 and 20, 2018.  All comments should be filed through www.regulations.gov referring to Docket Number DOC-2018-0002.…

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New Manifest Policy for China Imports and Exports

As you are undoubtedly aware, the People’s Republic of China’s General Administration of Customs (“GACC”) has issued a new rule, effective June 1, 2018, requiring the provision of new data elements related to goods being imported and exported from China.  One of the new data elements required is the Employer Identification Number (“EIN”) or Central Index Key (CIK) (or the comparable government identification for shippers or forwarders in other countries)…

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New China Customs Advance Manifest

In regard to the New China Customs Advance Manifest, we have re-studied the announcement No.56 and below information for your further reference. Main adjustments are: Enforcement of advanced manifest submission 24 hours prior to Loading the vessels that sail to / via / out off ALL Chinese ports. Original Manifest data submitted must contain a detailed, complete and accurate goods description (same must be reflected under all Bill of Lading).…

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