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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 […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON SEAMLESS CARBON AND ALLOY STEEL STANDARD, LINE, AND PRESSURE PIPE FROM THE CZECH REPUBLIC, THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA, RUSSIA, AND UKRAINE

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): Czech Republic, the Republic of Korea, Russia, and Ukraine; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): Russia, the Republic of Korea II.  Product: The merchandise covered by the scope of these investigations is seamless carbon and alloy steel (other than stainless steel) pipes and redraw hollows, less than or equal to 16 […]

PETITION FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTIES ON SEAMLESS REFINED COPPER PIPE AND TUBE FROM VIETNAM

 I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): Vietnam  II.  Product: The products covered by this petition are identical to those covered by the previous antidumping orders pertaining to SRC tube from the People’s Republic of China and Mexico: The products covered by the petition are all seamless circular refined copper pipes and tubes, including redraw […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON TWIST TIES FROM CHINA

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): China; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): China II. Product: The merchandise covered by these investigations consists of twist ties, which are thin, bendable ties for closing containers, such as bags, bundle items, or identifying objects. A twist tie is comprised of one or more metal wires encased in a covering […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTY ON CERTAIN WALK-BEHIND LAWN MOWERS FROM CHINA AND VIETNAM AND COUNTERVAILING DUTY ON CERTAIN WALK-BEHIND LAWN MOWERS FROM CHINA

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): China, Vietnam; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): China II.  Product: The merchandise covered by this investigation consists of certain walk-behind lawn mowers powered by an internal combustion engine which are rotary powered grass cutting machines. The scope of the investigation covers certain walk-behind lawn mowers, whether self-propelled or non-self-propelled, whether […]