Bureau of Industry and Security Issues Revisions to Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Exclusions

On December 14 the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a fourth interim final rule (IFR) which will revise aspects of the process for requesting exclusions from the Section 232 tariffs and quantitative limits on imports of steel and aluminum.  The Federal Register Notice (FRN) is available here. Those wishing to comment on the changes in this IFR must do so by February 12, 2021, information on how…

U.S. Increases Section 232 Duties on Steel Products from Turkey

Further to a presidential proclamation, U.S. Customs has confirmed that additional Section 232 duties will apply to imports of certain steel products from Turkey. The Section 232 duty rate for these products will increase from 25% to 50% for all applicable articles entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after 12:01 AM August…

Canada Confirms 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 now confirmed a set of retaliatory tariffs (surtax) against certain 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…

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…