Commerce sets Final Duty Rates in Aluminum Case from China

Final Duty Rates Announced On November 7, 2018, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the affirmative final determinations in the first antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) trade cases the Federal government has initiated since 1985. These investigations, concerning Chinese imports of common alloy […]

EU and US Agree to Fix Trade Barriers

EU and US agree to fix Steel and Aluminum Tariffs President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker agreed on July 25, 2018 to work together to ease tension and trade barriers between the two economies.  According to American Shipper, “Amid trade tensions, the […]

Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Postponed

Canada, Mexico and Europe President Trump just announced the recent aluminum and steel tariff country exemptions have been postponed until June 1, 2018.  Originally, Canada and Mexico would be exempt from the Section 232 duties imposed, 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum until May […]

Steel and Aluminum Importers Looking for Exclusions

In early March 2018, The Department of Commerce made recommendations to President Trump to impose an additional tax on steel and aluminum imports, revealing after an investigation showed negative effects of steel imports on U.S. national security. Basically, The Commerce Department is making a case […]

Steel Import Tariff Goes into Effect

Steel Import Tarrifs to take effect March 23 According to American Shipper, “Global tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum will take effect March 23….  However, steel and aluminum imports from Mexico will be exempted from the trade remedies, pending a […]