Repeal of the U.S. Surtax Orders for Steel and Aluminum, and for Other Goods

Effective May 19, 2019, the United States Surtax Order (Steel and Aluminum)  and the United States Surtax Order (Other Goods) imposing surtax on certain products originating in the United States are repealed. Please note that importers will no longer be required to pay surtax pursuant to the above-referenced orders. A link to Customs Notice 19-09…

Canada Announces Retaliatory Tariffs Against U.S. Section 232 Trade Action

In response to the U.S. imposing Section 232 duties on imports of steel and aluminum products from Canada, the Canadian government has announced a set of retaliatory tariffs (duties) against U.S. origin products. The tariffs target a wide range of U.S. products including both steel and aluminum along with various other items. A full list…

U.S. Announces Update to Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Trade Action

On April 30th, the U.S. Federal Administration announced changes to its Section 232 action affecting certain steel and aluminum imports. Additional information is here and here. For Canada, Mexico and the countries of the European Union (EU), the exclusion from Section 232 duties previously granted has been extended to May 31, 2018. Argentina, Australia and…

U.S. Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Tariff Update

On Thursday March 22, 2018, the U.S. Administration adjusted its March 8, 2018 Section 232 announcement to temporarily exempt additional countries, in addition to Canada and Mexico, from this action. Australia, Argentina, South Korea, Brazil and member countries of the European Union are now also exempt from additional duties until May 1, 2018. Please note…