USTR Requests Comment on Reinstating Some Chinese Section 301 Tariff Exclusions 

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced that it is seeking public comment on the reinstatement of specific China Section 301 import tariff exclusions. Approximately 2200 tariff exclusions were granted by the USTR prior to the majority of exclusions expiring before 2021. Some products related to combating the COVID pandemic continue to have an extended exclusion…

COVID Outbreak Suspends Operations at Shanghai Pudong Airport

Please be advised that as a result of multiple COVID cases reported at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport, China’s largest cargo airport, all cargo flights have been cancelled until further notice. These cancellations are resulting in extensive shipping delays. The airport, however, is accepting cargo from passenger aircraft.  Delmar Solutions   To help mitigate the situation, Delmar is offering several solutions, including inter-China trucking services to other airports in China for uplift. We are also currently…

Typhoon In-Fa Slows Air and Ocean Exports from China

Typhoon In-Fa made landfall over the weekend in Eastern China, with heavy rain, flooding and strong winds impacting freight exports in several major ports and airports.  Although In-Fa’s winds have slowed down to 40 mph, up to 20 inches of rainfall threatens to put some assets at high risk with severe flooding, including Shanghai Pudong Airport and the ports…

Container Chassis – Notice of Initiation of Investigations

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations on June 10, 2021, under the Special Import Measures Act, respecting the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain container chassis from China. The investigations follow a complaint filed by MaxAtlas Equipment International Inc. located in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC.  The subject goods are usually classified under the tariff classification number 8716.39.30.90.  To a lesser extent, the subject goods may be…

Certain Upholstered Domestic Seating

Notice of Preliminary Determinations On May 5th, 2021, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), pursuant to the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), made preliminary determinations of dumping and subsidizing with respect to certain upholstered domestic seating from China and Vietnam. The subject goods are usually classified under the following tariff classification numbers: 9401.40.00.00 9401.61.10.10 9401.61.10.90 9401.71.10.10 9401.71.10.90…