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PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON CERTAIN TIN MILL PRODUCTS FROM CANADA, CHINA, GERMANY, NETHERLANDS, SOUTH KOREA, TAIWAN, TURKEY, AND THE UNITED KINGDOM

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): Canada, China, Germany, Netherlands, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, and the United Kingdom; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): China II.  Proposed Scope of the Investigations: The products within the scope of these investigations are tin mill flat-rolled products that are coated or plated with tin, chromium, or chromium oxides. Flat-rolled steel […]

ALAN G. LEBOWITZ RETIREMENT

After nearly 45 years of dedicated service to his clients and our firm, Alan G. Lebowitz has transitioned to a well-deserved retirement effective December 31, 2022. Alan will be contacting his clients to discuss his retirement and introduce the attorneys at the firm who will continue to provide services to satisfy each client’s legal needs. […]

PREPARE FOR THE APRIL 2023 CUSTOMS BROKER LICENSE EXAM

The Foreign Trade Association is offering a virtual course in preparation for the April 2023 Customs Broker License Exam.  The 10 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 Tuesday, January 17, 2023.  This […]

GDLSK ACHIEVES ZERO ADD FOR CHINESE ACTIVATED CARBON PRODUCER

On November 9, 2022, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) published its final results of the 14th administrative review of the antidumping (ADD) order on Activated Carbon from China. GDLSK client Datong Juqiang Activated Carbon Co., Ltd. (DJAC) was assigned a zero ADD rate, meaning its U.S. importer customers will not have to pay any […]

NEW RULING FOR PARTIES CLASSIFYING MERCHANDISE

Customs recently issued a ruling on the CROSS database, that may be problematic for many importers.  In H290535, a seller of merchandise provided the ten digit Harmonized Tariff classifications to their customers.  The classifications did come with a caveat that the importer should verify the classification with their expert. Despite the caveat, Customs held that […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON PAPER FILE FOLDERS FROM CHINA, INDIA AND VIETNAM

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): China, India and Vietnam; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): India II.  Scope of the Investigations: The products within the scope of these investigations are file folders consisting primarily of paper, paperboard, pressboard, or other cellulose material, whether coated or uncoated, that has been folded (or creased in preparation to be […]

BIS ISSUES NEW EXPORT CONTROLS ON CERTAIN ADVANCED COMPUTING, SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING ITEMS, SEMICONDUCTOR AND SUPERCOMPUTER END-USE, AND ENTITY LIST MODIFICATIONS

The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) has released an interim final rule amending the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) in order to further restrict China’s ability to obtain advanced computing chips, develop and maintain supercomputers, and manufacture advanced semiconductors. New Controls Related to Advanced Computing and Semiconductor Manufacturing BIS’s rule on advanced […]

GDLSK PARTNER ARTHUR BODEK TO SPEAK AT U.S. FASHION INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON NOVEMBER 10TH

GDLSK Partner Arthur Bodek will be speaking at the opening panel of the U.S. Fashion Industry Association annual importers trade & transportation conference in New York on November 10, 2022. This panel will address issues relating to trade policy, customs policy and the impact of the mid-term elections.  Mr. Bodek will be speaking on latest […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON FREIGHT RAIL COUPLERS AND PARTS THEREOF FROM THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA AND THE UNITED MEXICAN STATES

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): China and Mexico ; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): China II.  Product: The scope of this investigation covers certain freight railcar couplers (also known as “fits” or “assemblies”) and parts thereof. Freight railcar couplers are composed of two main parts, namely knuckles and coupler bodies but may also include other […]

RICHARD WORTMAN OF GDLSK TO CO-CHAIR ACI’S 11TH ADVANCED FORUM ON IMPORT COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT

Los Angeles Partner Richard Wortman will be co-chairing American Conference Institute’s 11th Advanced Forum on Import Compliance and Enforcement, taking place November 8-9, in Washington, DC at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco.  This industry conference will cover a range of current topics. To review the agenda or to register, please click here, ACI’s 11th Import Compliance […]