U.S. Cotton Fee to Increase October 16, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently published a final rule increasing its cotton fee assessed on applicable imports effective October 16, 2018 – subject to any adverse comments being received by the department. As of that date, the rate assessed will increase from $0.011510 per kilogram to $0.011905 per kilogram or by 3.4%. This fee…

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…