SIXTH SET OF CHINA SECTION 301 TARIFF EXEMPTIONS ANNOUNCED FOR LIST 1 PRODUCTS

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) recently announced a sixth (6th) set of product exclusions from the Section 301 25% tariffs or duties on Chinese products. These exclusions relate to items that were included in the first list (‘List 1’) of products enacted on July 6, 2018. Products in List 1 include many technology imports with…

Important Information for Footwear Importers

Under the Canada Border Services Agency’s ongoing trade verification classification priorities for 2017, ladies leather footwear having a FOB value of $30 CAD or more per pair are being audited with increased scrutiny. It seems that the CBSA have adopted a policy concerning the classification of footwear with straps, and consider that such footwear may…

Reminder: U.S. Food Imports to Require Identification of FSVP Importer

Further to our April 2017 notice, importers of food products into the United States will soon be required to identify the ‘Foreign Supplier Verification Program’ Importer (FSVPI) as part of each applicable customs entry. U.S. Food & Drug Administration regulations require the FSVPI to be either the U.S. buyer or consignee if the goods have…