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Tariffs: Updates & Tools

Today’s regulatory environment for importers and exporters, especially related to tariffs, is extremely fast-moving and not likely to stabilize any time soon. Here’s what we’re telling many of our clients who are asking for guidance in this situation:

  • Keep abreast of the breaking news and know which of your goods are affected by the tariffs.
  • If you have a question, we may be able to help determine the impact on your goods, and if appropriate, file an exemption.
  • Don’t panic, but don’t ignore the possible implications.

To help you stay current on the latest tariff news, we are providing frequent updates on this page and in our emails to clients and friends.

Below please find 1) Tariff Updates we’ve sent recently to our clients and industry colleagues, and 2) Useful Links we’ve identified most recently in the public domain from relevant agencies, authorities, and advisors. Please be sure to check them out…there may be information important to your business! If you would like to receive our free email updates, Register HERE.

Recent Tariff Updates see all updates

New Rounds of Tariffs by U.S. and China Announced

New Rounds of Tariffs by U.S. and China Announced September 19, 2018

Within the last 24 hours, the U.S. and China slapped new tariffs on additional product categories, escalating the continuing trade war between the two nations. On Monday, Sept. 17, President Trump announced tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods from China, on top of the $50 billion already taxed earlier this year. The next wave...

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COMMERCE DEPARTMENT ISSUES AMENDMENTS IN RESPONSE TO CRITICISM OF EXCLUSION PROCESS UNDER SECTION 232

COMMERCE DEPARTMENT ISSUES AMENDMENTS IN RESPONSE TO CRITICISM OF EXCLUSION PROCESS UNDER SECTION 232 September 13, 2018

On September 11, the U.S. Department of Commerce published an amendment to the rules on steel and aluminum articles subject to duties and quotas under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion rule. The changes include a new rebuttal and surebuttal process, the controversial system that allows a company to object to exclusions requested by another...

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