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PETITION FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTIES ON IMPORTS OF DIFLUOROMETHANE (R-32) FROM THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): China II.  Product: R-32 is an HFC, a colorless, odorless gas that is used primarily as a component in HFC blends, which are used in refrigerant applications. R-32 is also referred to as HFC-32, FC-32, Freon-32, methylene difluoride, methylene fluoride, carbon fluoride hydride, halocarbon R32, fluorocarbon R32, and […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTIES AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON CERTAIN VERTICAL SHAFT ENGINES BETWEEN 225CC AND 999CC, AND PARTS THEREOF FROM THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

 I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): China; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): China II.  Product: The merchandise covered by this investigation consist of spark-ignited, non-road, vertical shaft engines, whether finished or unfinished, whether assembled or unassembled, designed primarily for use in riding lawn mowers and zero-turn radius lawn mowers. Engines meeting this physical description may also […]

PREPARE FOR THE APRIL 2020 CUSTOMS BROKER LICENSE EXAM LIVE IN LOS ANGELES

The Foreign Trade Association is offering a course in preparation for the April 2020 Customs Broker License Exam.  The 11 week exam preparation course is taught by Erik Smithweiss of Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP (GDLSK), a resident partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office.  The course starts on Monday, January 20, 2020.  […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTIES AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON WOOD MOULDINGS AND MILLWORK PRODUCTS FROM BRAZIL AND THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): Brazil and China; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): China II.  Products: The merchandise subject to this investigation consists of wood mouldings and millwork products that are made of wood (regardless of wood species), laminated veneer lumber (LVL), or of wood and composite materials (where the composite materials make up less […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTIES AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON FLUID END BLOCKS FROM CHINA, GERMANY, INDIA, AND ITALY

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): Germany, India, and Italy; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): China, Germany, India, and Italy II.  Product: The products covered by these petitions are forged steel fluid end blocks (“FEBs”), whether unfinished, semi-finished, or finished, and which are typically used in the manufacture or service of hydraulic pumps. The term “forged” […]

PETITION FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTY ON 4TH TIER CIGARETTES FROM THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): Korea II.  Product: The merchandise covered by this investigation is certain tobacco cigarettes, commonly referred to as “4th tier cigarettes.” The subject cigarettes are composed of tobacco rolled in paper, have a nominal minimum total length of 7.0 cm but do not exceed 12.0 cm in total nominal […]

UPDATE: EXCLUSION REQUEST PORTAL FOR SEC. 301, LIST 4A, TO OPEN ON OCTOBER 31, 2019

The U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) has published notice in the Federal Register that the USTR will accept Exclusion Requests through an online portal for Chinese-origin merchandise listed on Section 301, Tranche 4A, beginning at noon EDT on October 31, 2019 and ending on January 31, 2020. 84 FR 57144. Products covered by Tranche 4A are […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON FORGED STEEL FITTINGS FROM INDIA AND THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): India and Korea; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): India II.  Product: The merchandise covered by these investigations is carbon and alloy forged steel fittings, whether unfinished (commonly known as blanks or rough forgings) or finished. Such fittings are made in a variety of shapes including, but not limited to, elbows, […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON CERTAIN GLASS CONTAINERS FROM THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”) and Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): PRC II.  Product: The merchandise covered by this investigation are certain glass containers with a nominal capacity of 0.059 liters (2.0 fluid ounces) to 4.0 liters (135.256 fluid ounces) and an opening or mouth with a nominal outer diameter of 14 millimeters to 120 […]

PROCEDURES TO MAXIMIZE RECOVERY OF SECTION 232 AND 301 DUTIES

Tariffs under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 and Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 have been imposed on imports since as early as March 23, 2018.  Exemptions from the tariffs are available, and importers should consider implementing strategies to maximize potential recovery of the duties they have paid. Section […]