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 10/17/2019 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 […]

EU Retaliatory Tariffs Go into Effect on June 22, 2018

U.S. Exports Targeted for Additional Duty in EU Countries. The European Commission adopted a new regulation on June 20, 2018 putting in place the “EU’s rebalancing measures in response to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum.  The measures will immediately target a list of products […]

Steel and Aluminum Quotas from Argentina, Brazil and South Korea

Derived from U.S. Customs and Border Protection Cargo Systems Messaging Service June 5, 2018  ​Pursuant to the Presidential Proclamation for articles subject to section 232 measures, imports of steel mill products from Argentina, Brazil and South Korea; and imports of aluminum products from Argentina; entered […]

Mexico slaps retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods

Mexico Tariffs on U.S. Goods Effective immediately starting June 5, 2018, Mexico announced increased duties on a number of U.S. and other foreign-origin products. Mexico’s El Diario, its equivalent to the US Federal Register, has responded to the recent United States’ Section 232 tariffs on […]