China Retaliatory Exclusion

Exclusion Requests Allowed on China Retaliatory Tariffs

Exclusion From China Retaliatory Tariffs   China announced it would begin accepting exclusion requests on June 3, 2019.  The requests will be applied to the recent retaliatory tariffs that were announced on June 1, 2019. Background The original retaliatory tariffs, in this case, came after […]

USA Mexico Border

Trump’s New Announcement: Tariffs on all Imports from Mexico

Trump’s New Threat: Tariffs on all Imports from Mexico On May 30, 2019, President Trump announced if Mexico does not stop migration to his satisfaction, he will begin imposing tariffs on imports into the United States from Mexico.  If Mexico’s response is not sufficient, the […]

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 […]

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 […]

U.S. – China Trade Truce

U.S. – China Trade Deal in Discussions United States’ President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping met on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires this past weekend to discuss their differences in trade.  The outcome?  A truce to the trade war and […]

Section 301 Consulting

Section 301 China Imports

Section 301 China Imports updated 11/26/2019 Let’s debrief the Section 301 situation On August 18, 2017, The United States Trade Representative initiated an investigation into certain acts, policies and practices of the Government of China related to technology transfer, intellectual property and innovation (82 FR 40213). […]

HTSUS Chapter 44 Changes; Subject to Section 301 Tariffs

Information Derived from U.S. Customs Cargo Systems Messaging Service 9/28/2018 Background On August 18, 2017, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) initiated an investigation under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 into the government of China’s acts, policies, and practices […]

USA Reaches Revised Trade Deal with Mexico

NAFTA to United States-Mexico Trade Agreement to…? Written by Daniel D. Ujczo, Practice Group Chair – Intl & Regional Practices, Dickinson Wright Posted August 27, 2018   The United States and Mexico announced on August 27, 2018 a “preliminary United States-Mexico Trade Agreement” (interchangeably referred to […]

Turkey and U.S. Tariff War

Steel & Aluminum Tariffs from Turkey Increased Last week, President Trump announced he would double import tariffs on steel and aluminum from Turkey increasing the rate from 10% to 20% and 25% to 50% for each product respectively.   I have just authorized a doubling […]

Section 301 List 2 Tariffs Released

Tariffs go into Effect August 23, 2018 On August 9, 2018, The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released a list of approximately $16 billion worth of imports from China that will be subject to a 25 percent additional tariff as part of the […]