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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 […]

PREPARE FOR THE OCTOBER 2019 CUSTOMS BROKER LICENSE EXAM LIVE IN LOS ANGELES

The Foreign Trade Association is offering a course in preparation for the October 2019 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, August 5, 2019.  This course […]

FUNDAMENTALS OF EXPORT COMPLIANCE COURSE

Erik D. Smithweiss will be teaching a 2-day course on the Fundamentals of Export Compliance on Thursday, June 20 – Friday, June 21, 2019.  The program is intended for export compliance professionals and management with export compliance responsibility.  The course will provide an in-depth review of regulatory requirements under the Census Regulations, Export Administration Regulations, […]

WEBINAR ON SECTION 232 AND 301 TARIFFS – PRODUCT EXCLUSIONS AND DUTY RECOVERY

Erik D. Smithweiss will be conducting a webinar Tuesday, May 21, 2019 for The National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA). The presentation will address the current status of exclusions under Sections 232 and 301, the process for submitting exclusion requests under Section 232, the procedures for obtaining duty refunds when exclusions are […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTIES AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON VERTICAL METAL FILE CABINETS FROM CHINA

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”) and Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): China II.  Product: The scope of this investigation covers freestanding vertical metal file cabinets containing extendable file storage elements, having a width of 25 inches or less and having a height that is greater than its width (“vertical metal file cabinets”). The subject vertical metal […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON DRIED TART CHERRIES FROM THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY (A-489-835 / C-489-836)

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”) and Countervailing Duty (“CVD”) II.  Product: The scope of these investigations covers dried tart cherries, which may also be referred to as dried sour cherries or dried red tart cherries. Dried tart cherries may be processed from any variety of tart cherries. Tart cherries are generally classified as Prunus cerasus. […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON CERAMIC TILE FROM CHINA

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”) and Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): China II.  Product: The Products covered by this petition include ceramic tile, regardless of the percent water absorption, including porcelain tile (.05% or less water absorption) vitreous tile (over 0.5% to 3% water absorption), semi-vitreous tile (over 3% to 7% water absorption), and non-vitreous tile […]

DDP PURCHASER SETTLES FALSE CLAIMS ACT CASE

The Department of Justice announced a False Claims Act settlement with a company who purchased apparel on a delivered duty paid basis (commonly referred to as DDP or LDP).

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON WOODEN CABINETS AND VANITIES FROM THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”) and Countervailing Duty (“CVD”) II. Product: The merchandise subject to these investigations consists of wooden cabinets and vanities that are designed for permanent installation (including floor mounted, wall mounted, ceiling hung or by attachment of plumbing), and wooden components thereof. Wooden cabinets and vanities and wooden components are made substantially of wood […]