Section 301 List 4

Section 301 List 2 Product Exclusions Fact Sheet

Section 301 List 2 Product Exclusions Fact Sheet Effective August 23, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional duties on goods of China with an annual trade value of approximately $16 billion as part of the action in the Section 301 investigation of China’s acts, […]

Section 301 EU

Section 301 Tariffs on EU Products – List 1

Section 301 Tariffs on EU Products – List 1  10/3/2019 Aircraft, Dairy, Pork, Whiskey and Wine… The United States Trade Representative has announced ad valorem tariffs on various products valued at $7.5 billion annually from the European Union.  An additional 25% duty rate will be […]

Section 301 Consulting

Eighth Batch of Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 1

Eighth Batch of Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 1 10/2/2019 The United States Trade Representative announced yet another set of product exclusions for Section 301 List 1 imports from China.  This is the 8th batch of product exclusions announced for List 1.  The exclusions […]

GRI Announcement

GRI Announcement November 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 November 1, 2019.  Based on this information, please be aware that forwarders are required by the FMC […]

Section 301 Product Exclusions

3rd Batch of Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 2

3rd Batch of Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 2 10/2/2019 The United States Trade Representative announced another set of product exclusions for Section 301 List 2 imports from China.  This is the 3rd batch of product exclusions announced for List 2.  The exclusions were […]

U.S. Japan Trade Deal

U.S. – Japan Work Toward a Trade Deal

U.S. – Japan Work Toward a Trade Deal United States & Japan Eliminate and Reduce Tariffs On September 25, 2019, The United States Trade Representative announced the United States and Japan have agreed to mutually reduce or eliminate tariffs on several imports into their respective […]

Sulphur

Ocean Rates will Increase based on New IMO Sulphur Regulation

Ocean Rates will Increase based on New IMO Sulphur Regulation 9/18/2019 The International Maritime Organization announced that the Marine Sector will occur a cap on all sulphur emissions related to international waters effective January 1, 2020.  The Marine Sector is required to reduce sulphur emissions […]

Section 301 Product Exclusions

Section 301 Product Exclusions for List 1, List 2, List 3

Section 301 Product Exclusions for List 1, List 2, List 3 On September 19, 2019, The United States Trade Representative announced additional exclusions from the Section 301 tariffs on List 1, List 2, and List 3.  In total, the exclusions cover 437 product descriptions, which […]

U.S. Postal service withdraw

U.S. Postal Service May Leave International Agreement

U.S. Postal Service May Leave International Agreement U.S. May Withdraw from UPU According to Freight Waves, “The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will leave the Universal Postal Union (UPU) on October 17, ending 144 years of U.S. involvement in the international body that governs the exchange […]