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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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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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World Intellectual Property Day

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Gemini Shippers Group joined 72 other associations to promote World Intellectual Property Day. World Intellectual Property Day is observed annually on 26 April. The event was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2000 to “raise awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks and designs impact on daily life” and “to celebrate creativity, and the contribution made by creators and innovators to the development of…

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