Section 232 Absolute Quota on Aluminum from United Arab Emirates

A Presidential Proclamation excludes United Arab Emirates (AE) origin aluminum from ten percent Section 232 additional duties using an absolute quota system, that is allocated quarterly.

Goods must be imported for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after February 3, 2021, and enter using absolute quota procedures.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced this in a Quota Bulletin.

A primary ‘in quota’ HTS must be used, depending on the Chapter 76 Harmonized Tariff Schedule number (HTS), as follows:

HTSChapter 76 HTS
9903.85.06Wrought aluminum of HTS Headings 7604-7609, and
castings and forging of HTS Subheading 7616.99.51
9903.85.07Unwrought aluminum of HTS Subheading 7601.10
9903.85.08   Unwrought aluminum of HTS Subheading 7601.20

 For any General Approved Exclusions (GAEs), a primary HTS of 9903.85.11 must be used.

If you have any questions regarding additional Section 232 duties on aluminum products, please contact your Livingston account manager.