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Nov 16, 2020

GSP Modified by 2020 Annual Review

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) provided guidance on modifications from the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR’s) annual review of the… Read more 

Nov 3, 2020

Section 232 on Canadian Unwrought Aluminum Ends Retroactively

The President reinstated Canada’s exclusion from the additional ten percent Section 232 duties assessed on imports of Canadian non-alloyed unwrought… Read more 

Oct 27, 2020

Importer Cotton Assessment Fee to be Decreased Effective December 4, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) issued a direct final rule, decreasing the fee paid by importers… Read more 

Oct 13, 2020

New Section 301 Investigation on Vietnamese Timber and Currency

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) initiated a Section 301 investigation regarding Vietnam’s acts, policies, and practices relating to… Read more 

Oct 13, 2020

USTR Extends China Section 301 Exclusions Expiring October 2, 2020

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) extended some List 1 and List 2 exclusions from Section 301 additional duties… Read more 

Oct 5, 2020

DHS Issues Withhold Release Orders on Goods Produced by Alleged Forced Labor in China

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued five (5) Withhold Release Orders (WRO) on September 14, 2020 on… Read more 

Sep 23, 2020

FDA registration renewal – does it apply to you?

The food facility update period starts on October 1st Under the Food and Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the… Read more 

Sep 22, 2020

USTR Extends China Section 301 Exclusions Expiring September 20, 2020

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) extended some List 1 and List 2 exclusions from Section 301 additional duties… Read more 

Sep 14, 2020

Changes to Steel Import License System

The U.S. Department of Commerce is making changes to their Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) program effective… Read more 

Sep 11, 2020

Fiscal Year 2021 Sugar TRQ Announced and Allocated by Country

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Sugar Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) on… Read more