Trade News / U.S. regulatory updates

Posted: Aug 16, 2019

U.S. Customs & Border protection is initiating a voluntary pilot project effective Sept. 28, 2019 that will allow shippers to submit to CBP advanced electronic data related to cargo that falls within the de minimis threshold of $800 under Section... Read more >

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Posted: Oct 7, 2019

[Updated October 09, 2019] October 7, 2019 – The U.S. will impose Section 301 duties on European Union (EU origin) products effective October 18, 2019. The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that arbitration by the World Trade Organization (WTO), in... Read more >

Posted: Oct 4, 2019

October 4, 2019 – The United States and Japan have reached an agreement regarding negotiations in market access for certain agriculture and industrial goods, as well as digital trade. 90 percent of U.S. food and agricultural products imported into Japan... Read more >

Posted: Oct 3, 2019

October 3, 2019 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) granted new Exclusions from Section 301 additional duties on Chinese origin products, found on Lists 1 and 2. Approved were: List 1: Eight Tranche of Exclusions, reflected in 92 specially prepared... Read more >

Posted: Sep 23, 2019

September 23, 2019 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) granted new Exclusions from Section 301 additional duties on Chinese origin products, found on Lists 1, 2, and 3. Approved were: List 1: Exclusions reflected in 310 specially prepared product descriptions, covering... Read more >

Posted: Sep 20, 2019

September 20, 2019 – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has advised that Automated Clearing House (ACH) statement finals in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) will generate one to three days later, and that final statements will not list the... Read more >

Posted: Sep 20, 2019

September 20, 2019 – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that imports of Korean origin steel that is subject to absolute quota under Section 232 will require an export certificate issued by the Korean government for goods entered or... Read more >

Posted: Sep 20, 2019

September 20, 2019 – The Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Sugar Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) for imports of raw cane sugar, refined sugar, and specialty sugar were announced on June 27, 2019, by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Country specific... Read more >

Posted: Sep 12, 2019

September 12, 2019 – President Trump announced via a tweet that the increase in Section 301 duties on Chinese origin products under Lists 1, 2 and 3, which was expected to go into effect on October 1, 2019 has been... Read more >

Posted: Sep 11, 2019

September 9, 2019 – On September 1, 2019, the U.S. followed through with plans to enact tariffs on roughly $112 billion worth of China-origin goods (list 4A), including clothing and household goods. In retaliation, China passed tariffs on thousands of American... Read more >

Posted: Aug 28, 2019

The Department of Commerce (DOC) posted notice of a draft agreement with Mexican tomato growers to suspend the ongoing antidumping (AD) investigation of fresh tomatoes from Mexico. The draft suspension agreement: Eliminates the injurious effects of Mexican tomatoes, as well... Read more >