Trade News / U.S. regulatory updates

Posted: May 17, 2019

Last week, the governments of Canada, the United States and Mexico reached an agreement on the removal of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports into the United States, which have been in place since June 1, 2018 under Section 232... Read more >

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Posted: Apr 4, 2019

The Enforcement and Compliance Agency of the International Trade Administration (ITA), Department of Commerce published on April 1, 2019 their initial findings for Softwood Lumber from Canada having to do with Anti-dumping duty (ADD) case A-122-857 and countervailing duty (CVD)... Read more >

Posted: Apr 2, 2019

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is investigating imports of wooden cabinets and vanities from China as to whether they are sold as less than fair value (antidumping or AD), or receive Chinese government subsidies (countervailing duty or CVD). The... Read more >

Posted: Mar 22, 2019

A mandatory compliance change is expected to be announced to trade in the near future, which will require the electronic filing of data elements related to agriculture commodities through U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Automated Commercial Environment (ACE).  The... Read more >

Posted: Mar 22, 2019

Section 301 additional duties currently apply to certain product of Chinese origin due to China’s acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation, which threaten the long-term competitiveness of the U.S. Please see Customs and Border... Read more >

Posted: Mar 11, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be deploying the filing of their Notification of Importer’s Numbers or Notice of Change of Name or Address CBP 5106 form to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) on March 16, 2019.  This automated... Read more >

Posted: Mar 6, 2019

With the United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement (USMCA) to come before Congress in the coming months, Livingston International has lent its support to the USMCA Coalition, a group of like-minded businesses and industry associations that support the ratification of the trade deal... Read more >

Posted: Mar 5, 2019

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the U.S. intends to terminate India and Turkey as designated beneficiary developing countries under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program, as they no longer comply with statutory eligibility criteria. India is being... Read more >

Posted: Mar 1, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that the additional Section 301 List 3 duties on subject products, which were due to increase from 10 percent to 25 percent on March 2, 2019, has been postponed indefinitely.  Duties will remain... Read more >

Posted: Mar 1, 2019

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has now extended the date for Shrimp and Abalone electronic reporting requirements under the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) from December 31, 2018 through April 1, 2019. Importers are still required to have... Read more >

Posted: Feb 22, 2019

The U.S. Department of Environmental Protection (EPA) is hosting a webinar Mon Wednesday, March 13, 2019, from 1-4 PM EDT, to assist importers, manufacturers, and processors, with future reporting requirements under the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) Inventory Notification (Active-Inactive)... Read more >