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Section 301 Tariff Update – List 4

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Members, The US Trade Representative has posted the proposed Federal Register notice announcing the process for the proposed List 4 goods proposed under the China section 301 tariffs.You can view the draft Federal Register notice here.   The notice will be officially published in the Federal Register this week.The proposed 25% tariffs…

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Statement By U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Section 301 Action

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Statement By U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Section 301 Action  05/10/2019 Washington, DC – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today released the following statement regarding additional action under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974: “Earlier today, at the direction of the President, the United States increased the level…

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CSMS# 19-000238 – UPDATE- Section 301 (Tranche 3) Duties as of May 10, 2019 05/10/2019 07:55 AM EDT

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Members, Good morning, US CBP has issues further clarification on the implementation of section 301 tariffs. Salient points in the update in red below: =========================================================================== CSMS# 19-000238 – UPDATE- Section 301 (Tranche 3) Duties as of May 10, 2019 05/10/2019 07:55 AM EDTBACKGROUND: On August 18, 2017, the Office of the…

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Members, This afternoon US CBP issues the below notice on changes to Section 301 duties ( Tranche 3)  please note the the paragraphs highlighted in red below noting exceptions for cargo loaded for Export from China prior to May 10th. Will update as we recieve further clarification from CBPCSMS #19-000236   Title: UPDATE-Change…

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Regulatory Update Regarding Tariff Increases on Products from China – Federal Register Publication update

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Members, Further to our member update yesterday, we have received notice that the US Trade Representatives Offices changes to to list 3 items duty rates are scheduled to appear in the Federal Register tomorrow.  A copy of the notice can be found here: Modification of Section 301 Action: China’s Acts,…

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UPDATE REGARDING TARIFF INCREASES ON PRODUCTS FROM CHINA

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As announced on Sunday,  President Trump tweeted that the duty rates on the 3rd list of products (https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/301/2018-0026%20China%20FRN%207-10-2018_0.pdf) will increase from 10 percent to 25 percent on Friday, May 10th, at 12:01 a.m.  According to Steven Mnuchin, Treasury Secretary, and Robert Lighthizer, U.S. Trade Representative, China backtracked on some of…

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Federal Maritime Commission Meeting Includes Vote to Update OTI Rules & Briefing on Carrier Alliances

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  Posted May 3, 2019 The Federal Maritime Commission voted during the open session of its meeting Wednesday to issue a final rule updating the licensing rules for Ocean Transportation Intermediaries (OTIs).  Other agenda items during open session were a briefing on procedures for monitoring ocean carrier alliances, and Frank…

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