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Apr 28, 2022

Aluminum Import Monitoring System to Require Countries of Smelt on June 29, 2022

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a reminder that beginning on June 29th, 2022, imports of aluminum… Read more 

Apr 14, 2022

Forced Labor Presumption on Imports from China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Region

The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA), signed into law by President Biden on December 23, 2021, establishes a… Read more 

Apr 12, 2022

Russia and Belarus Subject to Column 2 Duty Rates

U.S. imports of goods made in Russia (country code RU) and Belarus (country code BY) are now subject… Read more 

Mar 28, 2022

USTR Reinstates Certain China Section 301 Exclusions

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced they were extending 352 previously approved Section 301 exclusions for Chinese origin… Read more 

Mar 25, 2022

United Kingdom Steel & Aluminum Quota Announced Which Exempts Section 232 Duties

The U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Trade Representative announced the establishment of a tariff rate quota (TRQ)… Read more 

Mar 25, 2022

Japan Origin Steel May be Exempt from Additional Section 232 Duties

The Secretary of Commerce and U.S. Trade Representative announced the establishment of a tariff rate quota (TRQ) available… Read more 

Mar 11, 2022

U.S. to revoke MFN status for Russia (and other Russian prohibitions)

President Biden will work with Congress to revoke Russia’s Most Favored Nations (MFN) status, making imports subject to… Read more 

Mar 11, 2022

Imports of petroleum products from Russia prohibited in U.S.

President Biden has issued an Executive Order prohibiting the import of the following Russian origin products into the… Read more 

Feb 25, 2022

Russian Ukraine Related Sanctions Extended, Prohibiting Certain Transactions and Blocking Property of Certain Persons

President Biden expanded the scope of sanctions imposed on Russia due to their invasion of the Ukraine, which… Read more 

Jan 7, 2022

Quota Established for European Union Exemption from Section 232 Duties on Steel and Aluminum

President Biden issued two Proclamations establishing a tariff rate quota (TRQ) for European Union (EU) products which exempt… Read more