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US Imposes Additional Tariffs on EU Goods

posted by Jennifer Diaz January 19, 2021 0 comments

On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), announced the revision of its Section 301 Action: Enforcement of U.S. WTO Rights in Large Civil Aircraft Dispute (86 FR 674).

 

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USTR Announces China 301 Tariff Exclusion Extensions for COVID-Related Products

posted by Jennifer Diaz December 30, 2020 1 Comment

On December 29, 2020, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced long-awaited extensions to a limited set of previously granted exclusions (for COVID-related products), that were set to expire on December 31, 2020. Meanwhile, importers across non-COVID industries are continuing to await guidance on their tariff exclusion extensions that are set to expire on December 31, 2020.

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China Tariff Hike Postponed – USTR to Establish an Exclusion Process – Seminar on “China Tariffs/AD/CVD 101”

posted by Jennifer Diaz February 26, 2019 9 Comments

China TThe on-going trade war continues as China and the US make progress to come to an agreement. For background information on past actions taken by the Trump Administration to protect American Intellectual Property, check out our previous blogs.

China Tariff Increase is Postponed

President Trump reported in a February 24th tweet that as a result of the “substantial progress” in trade negotiations with China on “important structural issues” he will be delaying the increase from 10 percent to 25 percent in the additional Section 301 tariffs on the List 3 goods (valued at about US$200 billion) that is scheduled to take place on  March 2nd. To formalize the extension, the administration will have to publish a Federal Register notice stating the Section 301 additional tariff on the so-called List 3 products will remain at ten percent for now and the notice will likely provide the new date for the tariff increase. To date no formal notice has been published.

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Update – Deadline Approaching – A Snapshot of Section 301 Duties & Your Options!

posted by Jennifer Diaz December 11, 2018 8 Comments

trade lawThe trade war has kept members in the trade industry on their toes – here is a recap.

Effective Dates:

For importers being hit by additional duties, it is crucial to know when the additional duties are effective and must be paid. USTR has issued three lists under 301 Section Trade Remedies. We urge importers to get to know which list their products are subject to, and develop an action plan. Continue Reading

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A Snapshot of Section 301 Effective dates and Deadline for Exclusion Request

posted by Jennifer Diaz September 25, 2018 8 Comments

trade lawThe trade war has kept members in the trade industry on their toes – here is a recap.

Effective Dates:

For importers being hit by additional duties it is crucial to know when the additional duties are effective and must be paid. USTR has now issued three lists under 301 Section Trade Remedies. We urge importers to clearly understand which list their products are subject to and develop a business plan on how to prepare for additional import costs. Continue Reading

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Crash Course in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States

posted by Jennifer Diaz April 26, 2017 2 Comments

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What is the HTSUS?

The HTSUS is the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.

This post will give a rundown of what the HTSUS is and why it is so important. The HTSUS was established in 1989 through an act of Congress. This new tariff classification replaced the old Tariff Schedule of the United States.

 

 

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