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2020 updates (revised 01-27-2020) 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.

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:

Tariff Update blog post Aug 5th jmurphy Mon, 08/05/2019 - 12:10 pm

Recap of Country Updates Published since last post:

  • Taiwan
  • EU/DE Monthly update.
  • Swiss monthly update.
  • Costa Rica
  • US ( technical correction to Sec 301 tariffs to exclude CA/MX )

Tariff updates in process:

Tariff Update blog post July 29th jmurphy Mon, 07/29/2019 - 12:32 pm

Recap of Country Updates Published since last post:

  • Argentina            July 22nd tariff and tax update.
  • Bangladesh         2019 Tariff and Tax update.
  • Brazil                     UOM update only.  No HS or duty changes.
  • Phillipines            Tariff rate update.  All FTA rates updated for 2019.  No HS Changes.
  • Turke
Tariff Update blog post July 15th jmurphy Mon, 07/15/2019 - 02:50 pm

Recap of Country Updates Published since last post:

  • Argentina
  • Costa Rica
  • Israel (correction)
  • Schedule B

Tariff updates in process:

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