Safeguard Surtax to remain for Heavy Plate and Stainless Steel Wire

The CBSA has announced that tariff rate quotas will remain in place for imports of certain heavy plate and stainless steel wire. Global Affairs Canada will be accepting applications for quota allocation for these products between May 10 and May 24, 2019. Applications must be submitted by email. A link to Customs Notice 19-08 with…

Section 301 Update: Chinese Cargo Exported Before May 10 Exempt from Increase

U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has provided additional guidance to the trade community related to the application of increased Section 301 tariffs that cover List 3 products of Chinese origin. In keeping with the Federal Register notice published by the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), CBP has confirmed that Chinese products on List 3 deemed…

U.S. Trade Representative Confirms Increase in Chinese Section 301 Tariffs

Further to President Trump’s announcement earlier this week, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) will formally publish a notice of increased Section 301 tariffs. The increased tariffs will be effective Friday, May 10, 2019. They will increase from 10% to 25% and will impact $200 billion of Chinese imports. Section 301 tariffs are assessed in addition…

U.S. President Announces Increase in Section 301 Tariffs on Chinese Imports

May 6, 2019 A reminder that on April 17, 2019, U.S. President Trump announced, via social media, his intent to increase Section 301 tariffs on Chinese imports currently being assessed 10% Section 301 duties. The new tariff rate would be 25%. Subject to clarification from the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), this immediate increase to 25%…