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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

Tariffs On Chinese Imports Delayed: What Importers Should Know

Tariffs On Chinese Imports Delayed: What Importers Should Know September 12, 2019

An additional increase in tariffs on $250B of goods imported from China has been delayed by two weeks, from October 1 to October 15. President Trump announced the move as a goodwill gesture ahead of planned trade talks with Chinese officials in Washington next month. The tariffs scheduled to increase from 25% to 30% were...

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Tariffs On Chinese Goods Amended; Some Increases Delayed and Others Removed From USTR List

Tariffs On Chinese Goods Amended; Some Increases Delayed and Others Removed From USTR List August 13, 2019

The Trump Administration announced today that some Chinese imported goods slated to face a new round of tariffs on September 1 will now be exempted until at least mid-December. The office of the U.S. Trade Representative said Tuesday that it will instead delay the new tariffs on many major categories of items, including smartphones, laptop...

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