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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State Department Warns of Coming Jewelry Industry Crackdown

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U.S. State Department officials delivered a blunt message to industry groups and companies that attended a meeting in New York City. They discussed what jewelry businesses must know about their product and declare where all their materials originate from or they will be subject to new regulations.  The government believes that…

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Gemini Shipper Group and other Trade Associations Take on State Mandated Warning Lables

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Gemini Shippers Group ; Gemini Shippers Association, Fashion Accessories Shipper Association (FASA)  and the Fashion Jewelry and Accessories Trade Association (FJATA) joined other trade association in a letter to Senator Kyrsten Sinema on state mandated warning lables April 12, 2019   Senator Kyrsten Sinema United States Senate 317 Hart Senate…

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Gemini Shippers Group joins associations in letter on India GSP

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Gemini Shippers Group ; Gemini Shippers Association, Fashion Accessories Shipper Association (FASA)  and the Fashion Jewelry and Accessories Trade Association (FJATA) joined other trade association in a letter to Ambassador Lighthizer in support of India GSP April 12, 2019 The Honorable Robert Lighthizer United States Trade Representative 600 17th Street,…

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Customs and Border Protection Proposes to Require a Social Compliance Program as Part of Its CTPAT Cargo Security Program

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Customs and Border Protection Proposes to Require a Social Compliance Program as Part of Its CTPAT Cargo Security Program Published on April 1 2019 by our partners at Arent fox As part of its response to the changes regarding forced labor enforcement brought about by the Trade Facilitation and Trade…

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CBP Issues Harmonized System Update With Section 301 Exclusions, Some TSCA Codes

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CBP created Harmonized System Update (HSU) 1904 on March 25, containing 1,015 Automated Broker Interface records and 194 Harmonized Tariff Schedule records, it said in a CSMS message. The update includes adjustments required by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative’s announcement of new exemptions from Section 301 tariffs on…

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