GRI Announcement

GRI Announcement October 1, 2019

U.S. Import General Rate Increase for Full Container and Less than Container Freight Carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) for cargo from Asia to The United States effective October 1, 2019.  Based on this information, please be aware that forwarders are required by the FMC […]

Section 301 List 3

Section 301 Chinese Imports List 3 to Increase to 25%

Section 301 Chinese Imports List 3 to Increase to 25% An uptick from 10% to 25% on May 10, 2019 President Trump has threatened to start imposing an additional 25% tax for the third tranche of Section 301 tariffs, also known as List 3, to […]

GRI Announcement

GRI Announcement June 1, 2019

U.S. Import General Rate Increase for Full Container and Less than Container Freight Carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) for cargo from Asia to The United States effective June 1, 2019.  Based on this information, please be aware that forwarders are required by the FMC […]

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Third Batch of Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 1 Announced

Third Batch of Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 1 Announced A third batch of product exclusions has been announced from the Section 301 List 1 imports from China.  This comes after an effective date of July 6, 2018, when the United States Trade Representative […]

EU Section 301

Section 301 Tariffs from EU – Preliminary List

Section 301 Tariffs from EU – Preliminary List Possible Additional Duty up to 100% on EU Imports The Office of the United States Representative (USTR) announced a preliminary list of products that could be the target of Section 301 ad valorem tariffs of $11.5 billion […]

Section 301

Second Batch of Product Exclusions to Section 301 “List 1” Available

Second Batch of Product Exclusions to Section 301 “List 1” Available Effective July 6, 2018, the Trade Representative imposed additional 25% duties on goods of China classified in 818 8-digit subheadings of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), with an approximate annual […]

GSP Comments until April 18

GSP Products and Country Review Open for Comments

GSP Products and Country Review Open for Comments Comments Open The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative will collect comments until April 18 @ midnight EST for its annual Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) product and country review. The agency states it will consider petitions […]

New Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act Requirement

New Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act Requirement According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection Cargo Systems Messaging Service, “On Tuesday January 1, 2019, all dutiable harmonized tariff schedule of the United States (HTSUS) statistical suffixes that had a unit of quantity (UOQ) of “X” […]

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Section 301 Tariffs Delayed Indefinitely

Section 301 Tariffs Delayed Indefinitely Earlier last week, President Trump announced an indefinite delay in the uptick of Section 301 tariffs on the third list of Chinese products, which were scheduled to increase the additional duty rate already in place from 10% to 25% on March […]

Section 301

USTR Will Not Give Exemptions to List 3 of Section 301 Imports

Section 301 Imports from China The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) reported on January 15, 2019 that the United States Trade Representative will not give exemptions on the third round of Section 301 tariffs at their current rate of ten percent. […]