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Webinar on Exclusion Requests for Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Erik Smithweiss will be speaking on Wednesday March 21, 2018 on the new procedures for requesting exclusions from the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum in a webinar for the Foreign Trade Association.  The 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% on aluminum go into effect on March 23, 2018.  For more information on the webinar and to register, please click here.

https://foreigntradeassociation.com/event-2865534 

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INCREASED TARIFFS ON CERTAIN STEEL AND ALUMINUM PRODUCTS LIKELY

President Trump has indicated that he intends to proceed with imposing increased tariffs on certain imported steel and aluminum products, which could take effect as early as 15 days after the President makes a formal decision.  The new tariffs will be based upon the recommendations contained in the Department of Commerce’s (“DOC”) reports on the impact of steel and aluminum imports on national security pursuant to the DOC’s self-initiated investigation under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962.  The Reports were issued on January 11 for steel and January 17 for aluminum products.  In the reports, the DOC recommended various actions to reduce the level of imports of these products including import quotas and/or increased tariffs (see below).

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James McAndrew interviewed and quoted for his knowledge and expertise in the international trade in and investigation of art and antiquities by the Art Newspaper

 …Open the below link to the article.

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Section 201 Safeguards Implemented on Large Residential Washers

I.  Effective Period: February 7, 2018 – February 7, 2021. 

II.  In-Scope Products:  

A.  washers provided for in subheadings 8450.11.00 and 8450.20.00;

B.  all cabinets, or portions thereof, designed for use in washers, and all assembled baskets designed for use in washers that incorporate, at a minimum, a side wrapper, a base, and a drive hub, provided for in subheading 8450.90.60;

C.  all assembled tubs designed for use in washers that incorporate, at a minimum, a tub and a seal, provided for in subheading 8450.90.20; and

D.  any combination of the foregoing parts or subassemblies, provided for in subheadings 8450.90.20 or 8450.90.60.

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Webinar on Proposed Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Erik Smithweiss will be speaking on Friday March 9, 2018 on the proposed Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum in a webinar for the Foreign Trade Association.  Earlier this week, President Trump reaffirmed his intention to impose a 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% on aluminum.  For more information on the webinar and to register, please click here.  https://www.foreigntradeassociation.com/event-2852487.

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