Section 301 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 3 Batch 4 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 3 Batch 4 Product Exclusions On November 13, 2019, The United States Trade Representative published another set of exclusions for Section 301 List 3 imports from China.  This is the fourth batch of exclusions for Section 301 List 3.   The product exclusions […]

Incoterms 2020

What are Incoterms® 2020?

Incoterms® 2020 Incoterms® Promulgated by the International Chamber of Commerce, Incoterms® are a set of international standards for the uniform interpretation of common contract clauses in international trade.   The ICC is the largest business organization in the world and published its first set of Incoterms® in […]

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China pushes for Rollback of Section 301 Tariffs

China pushes for Rollback of Section 301 Tariffs 11/5/2019 The United States and China had high level negotiations October 10-11, 2019 and reached a “Phase 1” agreement.  President Trump met with Vice Premier Liu He at the White House, and mentioned, ‘We had a very, […]

Section 301 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 1 Batch 1 Product Exclusions Expire Dec 28

Section 301 List 1 Batch 1 Product Exclusions Expire Dec 28 USTR Considering Extending December 28 List 1 Exclusions 11/4/2019 The first set of product exclusions for Section 301 List 1 imports from China are about to expire on December 28, 2019. (Exclusion tariff number […]

GRI Announcement

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

Section 301 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 3 Batch 3 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 3 Batch 3 Product Exclusions The United States Trade Representative has just announced the third list of product exclusions for Section 301 List 3 products.  The exclusions cover 83 specially prepared product descriptions that reflect 95 separate exclusion requests. Exclusions will be retroactive to […]

List 4 Exclusions

Section 301 List 4 Exclusion Process is now Open

Section 301 List 4 Exclusion Process is now Open updated 10/28/2019 The United States Trade Representative announced that on October 31, 2019 it will begin accepting tariff exclusion requests for imports from China subject to the additional 15% duty rate, also known as Section 301 […]

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Incoterms® 2020

Incoterms® 2020 Where does Risk, Cost, & Delivery Transfer? Promulgated by the International Chamber of Commerce, Incoterms® are the set of international standards for the uniform interpretation of common contract clauses in international trade. Incoterms® 2020, comprises the latest revisions and should be used exclusively […]

Section 301 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 3 Product Exclusions Fact Sheet

List 3 Product Exclusions Fact Sheet updated 11/21/2019 Effective September 24, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional duties on goods of China with an annual trade value of approximately $200 billion as part of the action in the Section 301 investigation of China’s acts, polices […]

GRI Announcement

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