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Updated Sec 301 document and info ( China penalty rates in US Tariff ) jmurphy Fri, 02/14/2020 - 05:20 pm

There has been another update to the Section 301 tariffs (penalties against Chinese origin goods).  Another round of exemptions (9903.88.38) was added and also a reduction in the rates under 9903.88.15 from 15% to 7.5%.

Download the US Section 301 and 232 Duties 2020-02-14 pdf below.

Brexit / UK / GB information jmurphy Thu, 01/30/2020 - 02:34 pm

As Great Britain prepares to leave the EU this week, we have an update on the expectation of how things are going to go for trade.  

2020 updates (revised 02-04-2020) jmurphy Mon, 12/30/2019 - 06:20 am

A number of south American tariffs were added last week, as well as Turkey and Saudi Arabia.

This week we hope to add a few more as well as update the EU/CH/DE for February.

 

Currently posted 2020 Tariffs:

CBP reminds importers of new Unit of Quantity Assignments jmurphy Fri, 12/13/2019 - 07:33 am

In CSMS #40901710, the CBP is alerting users to the changes in the units of quantity for 2020 for Duty-Free statistical suffixes in the Harmonized Tariff of the United States.

Excerpt:

This message is being sent as a reminder that as of January 1, 2020, there will no longer be any units of quantity (UOQ) in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) that are “X”.  All UOQs in the HTSUS will be specific units such as “kgs”, “No.”, etc.  For additional information on this change, please go to:

New UK Draft Tariff jmurphy Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:34 am

The UK has released a new Draft tariff with general rate information.  Please find a copy here:

New update (09-03-2019) for Sec 301 China penalty tariffs ( list 4A and 4B ) jmurphy Thu, 08/22/2019 - 03:06 pm

On August 14, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced the implementation of additional 10% duties on China Section 301 List 4 covering $300 billion in Chinese imports. On Aug 30th, the additional rate for these lists was increased to 15%. The new section 301 List 4 has been divided into 2 parts, with the first (4A) set to go into effect on September 1st, 2019 and the second (4B) delayed till December 15th, 2019 to avoid hurting retailers for the Christmas shopping season.

US Section 301 and 232 Tariffs Webmaster Tue, 04/30/2019 - 08:51 pm

Last Updated 2019-08-06

Many of our clients have asked us for more information regarding the US Section 301 and 232 tariffs. Below is a brief description of these duties, links to more information, and links to data sheets detailing the affected HTS codes.

Federal Register International Trade Alert for 21 April 2020 jmurphy Fri, 04/24/2020 - 12:33 pm

FR Alert - Covering:04/21/2020


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Tariff update blog post Aug 19th jmurphy Mon, 08/19/2019 - 01:28 pm

Recap of Country Updates Published since last post:

  • Taiwan
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • New Zealand
  • Canada ( CRT/CPTPT rates only )  

Tariff updates in process:

Tariff update blog post Aug 12th jmurphy Mon, 08/12/2019 - 02:23 pm

Recap of Country Updates Published since last post:

  • Ecuador
  • Saudi Arabia ( add GAFTA )
  • Belize
  • US – another Sec 301 exemption list
  • Russian Federation ( RU, BY, KZ, KG, AM )  

Tariff updates in process:

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