USTR Issues More Product Exclusions From Third Tranche of Section 301 Tariffs

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USTR Issues More Product Exclusions From Third Tranche of Section 301 Tariffs The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative issued another set of product exclusions from the third group of Section 301 tariffs on goods from China. The new exclusions from the tariffs include “one 10-digit HTSUS subheading,” which covers…

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Section 301 $200B – Tranche 3 Seventh Round of Product Exclusions from China

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Members USCBP announced the following update on section 301 product exclusion today. CSMS #41702837 – GUIDANCE: Section 301 $200B – Tranche 3 Seventh Round of Product Exclusions from China On January 6, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published Federal Register (FR) Notice 85 FR 549 announcing the decision to…

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CSMS #41538917 – GUIDANCE: Decrease in Section 301 Duties on Certain Products of China; $300B-Action -Tranche 4A

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Tooday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a CSMS message with guidance for the List 4A tariff reduction which will take effect on February 14 – CSMS #41538917 – GUIDANCE: Decrease in Section 301 Duties on Certain Products of China; $300B-Action -Tranche 4A. Details of this message are posted below: Cargo…

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Executive Order on Imposing Sanctions with Respect to Additional Sectors of Iran

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Executive Order on Imposing Sanctions with Respect to Additional Sectors of Iran The White House By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National…

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Gemini Shippers Group joins multi-association letter on preventing counterfeit goods.

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Gemini Shippers Group , joined a multi-trade association letter sponsored by the Toy Association to the House Judiciary Committee bringing attention to the need for the US government to continue to address the issues of counterfeit goods ==================================================================================================================== Dear Chairman Nadler, Ranking Member Collins: On behalf of the undersigned organizations…

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Gemini Shippers Group joined members of American for Free Trade coalition in the following letter to the US Trade Representative

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Gemini Shippers Group joined members of American for Free Trade coalition in the following letter to the US Trade Representative. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++   Submitted via www.regulations.gov. September 20, 2019 The Honorable Robert E. Lighthizer United States Trade Representative 600 Seventeenth Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20508 Re: Request for Comments Concerning Proposed…

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Have your team join the fight against tariffs – Employee Petition Tool now live

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The Tariffs Hurt the Heartland campaign has developed an Employee Petition Tool to allow your employees, vendors and customers to sign a letter opposing the tariffs that will be delivered to the White House and Congress. The letter will be issued when we have a critical mass of signatures. Only…

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USTR Notice of Product Exclusions: China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation

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The following notice was published in the Federal Register today Notice of Product Exclusions: China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice of product exclusions. SUMMARY: Effective July 6, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative (Trade Representative)…

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Gemini Shippers Group offers testimony and comments in Support of H.328, an Act Relative to the Sale of Children’s Jewelry.

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July 8th , Boston, Massachusetts Gemini Shippers Group, head of the Fashion Jewelry & Accessories Trade Association (FJATA) Brent Cleaveland, offered the following testimony in support of Massachusetts bill H.328 Comments in Support of H.328, an Act Relative to the Sale of Children’s Jewelry. Dear Committee Member: The Fashion Jewelry &…

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