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PETITION FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTIES ON POLYESTER TEXTURED YARN FROM INDONESIA, MALAYSIA, THAILAND, AND THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM

I. Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”):  Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam II. Product: The merchandise covered by this Petition is polyester textured yarn.  Polyester textured yarn is a type of synthetic multifilament yarn that is manufactured from polyester (polyethylene terephthalate or “PET”).  Specifically excluded from this definition are textured yarns […]

SECTION 301 LITIGATION UPDATE

We are providing further information in connection with the initial court action that was filed to challenge the assessment of Section 301 List 3 and List 4A duties on goods from China.  To date over 3,500 actions have been filed in the Court of International Trade (CIT) to challenge assessment of the List 3 and […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON UTILITY SCALE WIND TOWERS FROM INDIA, MALAYSIA AND SPAIN

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): India, Malaysia and Spain; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): India, and Malaysia II.  Product: The merchandise covered by these petitions consists of certain wind towers, whether or not tapered, and sections thereof.  Certain wind towers support the nacelle and rotor blades in a wind turbine with a minimum rated electrical […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON CERTAIN ALUMINUM FOIL FROM ARMENIA, BRAZIL, OMAN, RUSSIA, AND TURKEY

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and Turkey; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): Oman, and Turkey II.  Product: The merchandise covered by this investigation is aluminum foil having a thickness of 0.2 mm or less, in reels exceeding 25 pounds, regardless of width. Aluminum foil is made from an aluminum alloy that […]

NEW LEGAL CHALLENGE TO LIST 3 AND 4 CHINA TARIFFS. IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED TO PRESERVE RIGHTS TO REFUNDS.

A new challenge has been filed in the US Court of International Trade (CIT) contesting the assessment of the List 3 and List 4 tariffs that have been imposed on goods from China under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974.  The lawsuit alleges that the List 3 and List 4 tariffs were imposed […]

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN MARKING FOR PRODUCTS OF HONG KONG

Customs will be publishing a Federal Register notice which requires all goods produced in Hong Kong to be marked “Made in China”. Based upon a determination that Hong Kong is no longer sufficiently autonomous to justify differential treatment in relation to China and pursuant to a recent Executive Order issued by President Trump, CBP has […]

PETITION FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTIES ON METHIONINE FROM FRANCE, JAPAN, AND SPAIN

I. Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”):  France, Japan, and Spain II. Product:  The merchandise covered by this investigation is methionine and precursors to methionine, including dl-Hydroxy analogue of dl-methionine, also known as 2-Hydroxy 4-(Methylthio) Butanoic acid (HMTBa), regardless of purity, particle size, grade, or physical form.  Methionine has the chemical formula C5H11NO2S, liquid HMTBa […]

PREPARE FOR THE OCTOBER 2020 CUSTOMS BROKER LICENSE EXAM

The Foreign Trade Association is offering a virtual course in preparation for the October 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, July 20, 2020.  This […]

WEBINAR – ANTIDUMPING DUTY AND COUNTERVAILING DUTY (AD/CVD) COMPLIANCE FOR BROKERS AND IMPORTERS

Erik Smithweiss will be conducting a webinar for the Los Angeles Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association on antidumping duty and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) compliance on July 15, 2020.  This webinar will explain the AD/CVD process in simple terms that will allow importers, shippers, and brokers to effectively communicate as well as address common compliance […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON CERTAIN METAL LOCKERS 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 scope of this investigation covers certain metal lockers, with or without doors, and parts thereof. The subject certain metal lockers are metal storage devices less than 27” wide and less than 27” deep, whether floor standing, installed onto a […]