Section 232

Trump Lifts Section 232 Tariffs from Mexico & Canada

Trump Lifts Section 232 Tariffs from Mexico & Canada Steel and Aluminum Imports On May 17, 2019, the United States Trade Representative announced, “an agreement with Canada and Mexico to remove the Section 232 tariffs for steel and aluminum imports from those countries and for […]

Google suspends business with Huawei

Google suspends business with Huawei Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical service, besides those that are open via licensing. Huawei is a Chinese telecommunicator service. The government’s decision to blacklist the Chinese company around the world […]

Turkey U.S. Trade

Turkey urges U.S. to stay in trade target

Turkey urges U.S to stay in trade target Turkey & United States’ Relationship In February 2019, The United States and Turkey had dialogues to increase trade between the two regions up to a bilateral target of $75 billion.  According to the Hurriyet Daily News, “Both […]

Automotive Tariff

Possible Auto Tariffs Delayed

Possible Auto Tariffs Delayed Ongoing Trade Talks to Continue The United States has been in ongoing trade negotiations with both the European Union and Japan, while also entertaining a back and forth “trade war” with China.  Trade talks with China will most likely resume in […]

Section 301 Product Exclusions

Section 301 Product Exclusions

Product Exclusions Who qualifies for Product Exclusions? How is your product different? What distinguishes your product from the 8-digit HTS subheading? In making its determination on each request, USTR may consider: whether a product is available from a source outside of China, whether the additional […]

Section 301 List 4 is being Considered

Section 301 List 4 is being Considered 25% Additional Duty on almost all Remaining Imports from China Submit your Comments to USTR Today There is a new announcement that President Trump is considering 25% additional tariffs on almost all remaining imports from China into the […]

GRI Announcement

GRI Announcement June 15, 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 15, 2019.  Based on this information, please be aware that forwarders are required by the FMC […]

China Retaliates

China Retaliates with Increase on Current Tariffs on U.S. goods

China Retaliates with Increase on Current Tariffs on U.S. goods President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping met last week in Washington to discuss trade talks between United States and China, but unfortunately did not come to an agreement.  This all comes after President Trump […]

U.S. and China Trade Talks End without Agreement

U.S. and China Trade Talks End without Agreement Continued Talks may resume in June President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping met last week in Washington to discuss trade talks between United States and China, but unfortunately did not come to an agreement.  President Xi […]