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USTR RELEASES LIST OF ADDITIONAL PRODUCTS EXCLUDED FROM CHINA 301 TARIFFS

The U.S. Trade Representative has published a list of additional products excluded from the Section 301 tariffs on Chinese origin products.  Additional duties of 25% ad valorem were applied to these products as of July 6, 2018.  The exclusions are retroactive to July 6, 2018 and will extend for one year after publication of the […]

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 […]

POTENTIAL CHALLENGE TO THE PRESIDENT’S SECTION 232 DUTIES

On March 25, 2019, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of International Trade (“CIT”) dismissed Am. Inst. For Int’l Steel v. Judges United States, CIT No. 18-00152, in which a number of plaintiffs had challenged President Trump’s decision of March 18, 2018 to impose a 25% additional duty on certain steel imports and a […]

INDIA AND TURKEY TO LOSE GSP ELIGIBILITY

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced that India and Turkey will be removed from the list of beneficiary developing countries eligible for duty-free entry under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP). By law, the President must notify Congress at least 60 days prior to the termination of GSP eligibility and […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES: CARBON AND ALLOY STEEL THREADED ROD FROM PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, INDIA, TAIWAN, AND THAILAND

 I.  Type of Action: Antidumping duty (“AD”) and Countervailing duty (“CVD”): People’s Republic of China (AD/CVD), India (AD/CVD), Taiwan (AD), and Thailand (AD).  II.  Product: The merchandise covered by the scope of these investigations is carbon and alloy steel threaded rod. Steel threaded rod is certain threaded rod, bar, or studs, of carbon or alloy steel, having […]

GDLSK SECURES CIT WINS FOR TIRES EXPORTERS IN CONSECUTIVE AD REVIEWS

GDLSK ended 2018 and started 2019 with complete victories before the Court of International Trade (CIT) for its clients in appeals of the fifth and sixth administrative reviews of the antidumping duty (AD) order on off-the-road tires (OTR) from China. In the sixth review, the CIT on December 21, 2018, ordered the Department of Commerce […]

GDLSK PREVENTS AD/CVD ON PTFE FROM CHINA AND INDIA

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) earlier this month published notice of its unanimous determination that imports of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Resin from China and India were not injuring the domestic PTFE industry: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-12-04/pdf/2018-26324.pdf PTFE is a polymer used in myriad applications for its low friction properties. PTFE is commonly known as Teflon, a trademark of […]

RICHARD WORTMAN PRESENTS ON “ALL THINGS CHINA AND TRADE”

Richard Wortman will be speaking in Portland, OR on the theme “All Things China and Trade” on Wednesday December 19, 2018 for the Columbia River Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association (www.crcbfa.org). The presentation will be held at Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, 8235 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97220. The seminar begins at 8:30 a.m. and a luncheon will follow.

PREPARE FOR THE APRIL 2019 CUSTOMS HOUSE BROKER LICENSE EXAM -ONLINE OR LIVE!

New York/New Jersey Foreign Freight Forwarders and Brokers Assn., JFK Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association, and Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP, one of the nation’s leading law firms specializing in Customs law, are offering courses in preparation for the April 2019 Custom House Broker License Exam. This course also provides an excellent overview […]

PREPARE FOR THE APRIL 2019 CUSTOMS HOUSE BROKER LICENSE EXAM -ONLINE OR LIVE!

New York/New Jersey Foreign Freight Forwarders and Brokers Assn., JFK Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association, and Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP, one of the nation’s leading law firms specializing in Customs law, are offering courses in preparation for the April 2019 Custom House Broker License Exam. This course also provides an excellent overview […]