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USTR Announces Suspended Tariffs in Section 301 Digital Services Tax Investigation

By |2021-06-02T15:34:37-05:00June 2nd, 2021|NewsTicker|

Today, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced the conclusion of the one-year Section 301 investigations of Digital Service Taxes (DSTs) adopted by Austria, India, Italy, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. The final determination in those investigations is to impose additional tariffs on certain goods from these countries; these additional tariffs are immediately suspended for [...]

FEMA Updates List of Restricted Export Items

By |2021-06-02T15:33:52-05:00June 2nd, 2021|NewsTicker|

According to CSMS #4787356, as information for exporters with a surplus of medical supplies and equipment, FEMA has updated the list of restricted items as of May 19, 2021.  FEMA originally published a Temporary Final Rule (TFR) in the Federal Register on December 31, 2020. It allocates certain scarce critical medical and healthcare resources for domestic use to ensure domestic [...]

Plant and Wildlife Import/Export Information to be Disclosed: Objections due June 11

By |2021-06-02T15:32:47-05:00June 2nd, 2021|NewsTicker, Uncategorized|

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has received Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for information related to the import and export of wildlife specimens and flora into and out of the United States contained in the Law Enforcement Management Information System (LEMIS) database. Information contained in LEMIS comes from data collected on the U.S. Fish and [...]

Section 301 Notice of Product Exclusions and Amendments

By |2020-08-26T15:49:58-05:00August 26th, 2020|NewsTicker|

Mallory Alexander's consulting arm, M-PACT Solutions, has updated their Section 301 tool here to reflect the changes to List 3 that were announced on August 24, 2020 in Federal Register notice 85 FR 52188. Please see the below exclusions and modifications that are represented in the update. Two products are being added to the exclusion [...]

USTR Announces List 4 Exclusions and Amendments

By |2020-07-28T16:35:59-05:00July 28th, 2020|NewsTicker|

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced the latest round of exclusions and amendments on products included in List 4 of the Section 301 additional tariffs from China. Included in the exclusions are products such as exterior doors, molded plastic, foam products, certain clothing, athletic gear, steel parts and valves, etc. See the full [...]

Section 301 Investigation Yields New EU Tariffs

By |2020-07-28T16:35:19-05:00July 28th, 2020|NewsTicker|

On December 6, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative announced a determination that France's Digital Services Tax (DST) is unreasonable or discriminatory and burdens or restricts U.S. commerce. The US recently announced that starting next year, it would impose a 25 percent tariff on $1.3 billion worth of imports from France, including cosmetics, soap, and handbags. [...]

USTR Announces More Amendments and Exclusions

By |2020-07-16T15:56:27-05:00July 16th, 2020|NewsTicker|

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced the following amendments and exclusions for Section 301 tariffs on goods from China. All of the following amendments and exclusions were granted as of July 10, 2020. List 1 – Technical amendment for exclusion for 8501.52.4000 here. This exclusion has been moved to 9903.88.20. List 2 – Amendments to existing [...]

Recent Issues for Importers as Section 301 Exclusions Not Available

By |2020-07-14T15:35:58-05:00July 14th, 2020|NewsTicker|

Effective July 1, some importers found select Section 301 exclusions unavailable. On July 1, 2020 USITC released a revision to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule which included changes to 10 digit HTS codes 4818.90.0000; 3926.90.9990 and 6307.90.9889. Some previously granted exclusions for 10 digit subheading were no longer listed in the revised Harmonized Tariff Schedule. In order for CBP [...]

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