CSMS# 18-000412 – Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Absolute Quota, Effective July 1, 2018

06/29/2018 03:43 PM EDT ACE Outreach Events 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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CSMS# 18-000409 – Section 301 Trade Remedies to be Assessed on Certain Products from China Effective July 6

06/28/2018 02:40 PM EDT Automated Broker Interface BACKGROUND: On August 18, 2017, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) initiated an investigation under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 into the government of China’s acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation. On March 22, 2018, the USTR issued a notice of determination and request for comments that stated that the government…

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June 25, 2018 – News Articles

EU Charging 25% Import Duties on American Goods Beginning last Friday, the European Union (EU) has started charging import duties of 25 percent on a range of U.S. products as retaliation to the U.S. imposed tariffs on EU steel and aluminum earlier this month. This list of products includes home appliances, motor vehicles, household articles, apparel and footwear, textiles and fabrics, whisky, tobacco products and more. All told, these duties equate…

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To Tariff or Not to Tariff – That Is The Question!

To Tariff or Not to Tariff – That Is The Question! Written by Susan Kohn Ross   In the current tit for tat environment that overhangs international trade, below is an update regarding the 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum, the 301 tariffs related to China’s intellectual property rights and other business practices, and the 232 tariffs threatened on automobiles and parts. Steel and Aluminum Tariffs: As everyone by now knows,…

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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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