U.S. to Terminate GSP Designation for India and Turkey

U.S. importers utilizing the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program should note the U.S. Trade Representative office (USTR) announced that the U.S. will terminate GSP Designation of India and Turkey. The action was taken as a result of the U.S. determining that Turkey’s economy has developed to an extent that it should no longer benefit…

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 The Section 232 duty rate for these products will increase from 25% to 50% for all applicable articles entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after 12:01 AM August…

Carbon Steel Welded Pipe

Notice of Initiation of Investigation The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an investigation, on July 20, 2018, under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the alleged injurious dumping of certain carbon steel welded pipe from Pakistan, the Philippines, Turkey and Vietnam. The investigation follows a complaint filed by Novamerican Steel Inc. The goods in…