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 […]

Section 301 Product Exclusions

Section 301 Product Exclusions

Product Exclusions Who qualifies for Product Exclusions? How is your product different? What distinguishes your product from the 8-digit HTS subheading? In making its determination on each request, USTR may consider: whether a product is available from a source outside of China, whether the additional […]

Section 301 List 4 is being Considered

Section 301 List 4 is being Considered 25% Additional Duty on almost all Remaining Imports from China Submit your Comments to USTR Today There is a new announcement that President Trump is considering 25% additional tariffs on almost all remaining imports from China into the […]

China Retaliates

China Retaliates with Increase on Current Tariffs on U.S. goods

China Retaliates with Increase on Current Tariffs on U.S. goods President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping met last week in Washington to discuss trade talks between United States and China, but unfortunately did not come to an agreement.  This all comes after President Trump […]

U.S. and China Trade Talks End without Agreement

U.S. and China Trade Talks End without Agreement Continued Talks may resume in June President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping met last week in Washington to discuss trade talks between United States and China, but unfortunately did not come to an agreement.  President Xi […]

Section 301

Section 301 List 3 increases to 25%

Section 301 List 3 increases to 25% It was announced on May 5, 2019 that an additional 25% tax for the third tranche of Section 301 tariffs, also known as List 3, would go into effect on May 10, 2019, and that effective date is now official….. However, […]

USA Mexico Border

CBP POE Update on Southern Border

CBP POE Update on Southern Border About 7 weeks ago, President Trump threatened to close the border between the United States and Mexico, which would significantly impact international trade between the two countries.  In response and ever since the announcement, leadership from the U.S. Customs […]

Section 301 List 1 Product Exclusions

List 1 Batch 4 Section 301 Product Exclusions

List 1 Batch 4 Section 301 Product Exclusions Fourth Batch of Product Exclusions Announced for List 1 Effective July 6, 2018, the United States Trade Representative announced an additional 25% duty on U.S. imports from China with an approximate annual trade value of $34 billion, […]

China and U.S. Trade Talks

China and U.S. Trade Talks Resume in Washington

China and U.S. Trade Talks Resume in Washington Earlier this week, President Trump threatened to increase current tariffs from 10% to 25% additional duty on $200 billion of Chinese imports starting on Friday, May 10, 2019 if talks don’t go as desired.  China’s lead negotiator, […]