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PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTIES AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON CERTAIN FABRICATED STRUCTURAL STEEL FROM CHINA, CANADA AND MEXICO

I.  Type of Action:  Antidumping Duty (“AD”) and Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): China, Canada, and Mexico II. Product: The merchandise covered by this investigation includes carbon and alloy (including stainless) steel products such as angles, columns, beams, girders, plates, flange shapes (including manufactured structural shapes utilizing welded plates as a substitute for rolled wide flange sections), channels, […]

ITC FINDS THAT THE U.S. DOMESTIC INDUSTRY IS MATERIALLY INJURED BY TRUCK AND BUS TIRES IMPORTED FROM CHINA – ADD/CVD MAY BE REINSTATED

In a decision dated January 30, 2019, the United States International Trade Commission (“ITC”) found that a domestic industry was materially injured by truck and bus tires (“TBT”) imported from China. This ITC determination followed the U.S. Court of International Trade’s (“CIT”) November 1, 2018 decision that required the ITC to reconsider its original negative […]

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 […]

IMPORTANT REMINDER: CUSTOMS BROKER USER FEE

CBP has issued a Notice reminding the brokerage community that the Customs Brokers User Fee Payment for 2019 is due by January 25, 2019. The fee is assessed for each permit held by a broker, whether it may be an individual, partnership, association or corporation, and for both local and national permits. The annual fee […]

SECTION 201 SAFEGUARD PETITION FILED ON CERTAIN ASSEMBLED BICYCLES

I. In-Scope Products:

The definition of the imported article subject to this petition is complete bicycles having a Customs Value under $400, without regard to the value of accessories on or imported with the imported article. For purposes of this petition, a complete bicycle includes a fully-assembled unit comprised of all component parts and requiring no additional assembly, fabrication, or finishing operations. Complete bicycles subject to this petition also include bicycles imported in any partially-assembled format with all necessary, dedicated components (with or without pedals) included upon importation; e.g., a knock-down kit.