Trade News / U.S. regulatory updates

Posted: Jan 20, 2020

January 20, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that Section 301 Duties for List 4a products will be reduced from 15 percent to 7.5 percent for goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse as of February 14, 2020. Additional... Read more >

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Posted: Aug 7, 2019

The International Trade Commission (ITC) announced they have scheduled the final phase of the antidumping duty (AD) investigation for fresh tomatoes from Mexico. The final phase is being scheduled because the Department of Commerce (DOC) preliminarily found evidence of injury... Read more >

Posted: Aug 2, 2019

President Trump announced via social media on August 1, 2019 that Section 301 duties of 10 percent will go into effect for List 4 products on September 1, 2019.  This covers the remaining tariffs that are not currently covered by Lists... Read more >

Posted: Aug 1, 2019

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), approved their first list of Chinese origin products excluded from Section 301 duties for List 2, granting 292 separate exclusion requests. Imported product must meet the requirements of one of the 69 specified product descriptions... Read more >

Posted: Aug 1, 2019

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced the release of Incoterms® 2020 in early September 2019. The ICC has stated: Incoterms® 2020 reflects the ever-changing nature of today’s international trade system. Over the course of the drafting process of... Read more >

Posted: Jul 18, 2019

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency’s enforcement date for the new in-bond process is going into effect on Monday, July 29, 2019. Download FAQ Last summer, CBP implemented several amendments to the in-bond process, effective August 6th, 2018.... Read more >

Posted: Jul 17, 2019

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), approved a 6th Tranche of products excluded  from Section 301 duties for List 1 products. This tranche covers 362 separate exclusion requests. Imported product must meet the requirements of one of the 110 specific product... Read more >

Posted: Jul 17, 2019

After reviewing reports provided by the Department of Commerce, President Trump declined to impose Section 232 duties on imports of uranium (uranium ore, uranium concentrate, uranium hexafluoride, enriched uranium, and enriched uranium in fuel assemblies). The U.S. currently imports approximately... Read more >

Posted: Jul 15, 2019

President Trump announced the delayed implementation of the potential List 4 of Section 301 additional duties on imports of Chinese origin product that were not included on Lists  1-3. List 4 had originally been expected to go into effect sometime... Read more >

Posted: Jul 2, 2019

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) proposed a supplemental list that may potentially be subject to Section 301 duties for European Union (EU) origin products, unless the EU removes their subsidies on large civil aircraft to Airbus. This is a result... Read more >

Posted: Jul 2, 2019

The U.S. Trade Representative announced they are now accepting requests for exclusions from Section 301 List 3 duties assessed on Chinese origin product, in the USTR portal. Exclusion Requests may be filed as of June 30, 2019, until September 30,... Read more >