Canada Finalizes List of Countermeasures on U.S. Goods in Response to U.S. Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

On June 29, 2018, Canada’s Department of Finance released a finalized list of tariffs on goods of U.S. origin in response to the U.S. Section 232 tariffs

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Turkey Imposes Tariffs on U.S. Goods in Response to U.S. Section 232 Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

On June 21, 2018, the Government of Turkey’s list of retaliatory tariffs went into effect in response to the U.S. Section 232 tariffs on steel and

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Office of Management and Budget Releases Government Reform Plan

On June 21, 2018, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released the Government Reform Plan, which will reorganize several federal agencies.

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CBP Set to Deactivate ACE Drawback Certification Mailbox in July

On June 20, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) 18-000395, the Office of Trade will

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Department of Commerce Extends Public Comment Period on Section 232 Tariffs for Autos and Auto Parts

On June 21, 2018, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) extended the public comment period on the Section 232 investigation of imports of automobiles and

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US President Trump Directs USTR to Identify More Chinese Goods for Additional Tariffs

In a statement on June 18, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to identify $200 Billion worth of Chinese goods

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European Commission Implements Commercial Measures on Products Originating in the United States

On June 21, 2018, the European Commission (EC) published regulation (EU)2018/886 implementing additional customs duties, in multiple stage, on imports of

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U.S. Department of Commerce Hosts Fourth Meeting of U.S.-Mexico Energy Business Council

On June 15, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce hosted the fourth meeting of the U.S.-Mexico Energy Business Council. The purpose of the meeting, which

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China Releases Lists of Tariffs on Goods Imported from the U.S. in Response to Section 301 Tariffs

On June 15, 2018, the Chinese Ministry of Finance released two lists of tariffs on which it will impose an additional 25% on products of U.S. origin.

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Singapore Trade Classification, Customs and Excise Duties 2018 to Go Into Effect

On June 24, 2018, the Singapore Trade Classification, Customs and Excise Duties (STCCED) 2018 will go into effect according to Circular No. 04/2018 issued

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USTR Issues Tariffs on Chinese Products

On June 15, 2018, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) issued a list of products from China that will be subject to additional

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Merkel, Multilateral Agency Leaders Seek Enhanced Global Cooperation

On June 11, 2018, German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with leaders from the World Trade Organization (WTO), International Labour Organization (ILO),

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DHS Announces Updated “Northern Border Strategy”

On June 12, 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published an updated “Northern Border Strategy,” designed to establish a “clear vision

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CBP Publishes Air Cargo Advance Screening Interim Final Rule

On June 12, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published the interim final rule on the mandatory Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) program.

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WCO Assists the Americas and Caribbean Region to Hasten the Adoption of the WCO Data Model

On June 8, 2018, the World Customs Organization (WCO) held a regional workshop on the WCO Data Model for Americas and Caribbean in Lima, Peru.

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CBP Updates Section 232 FAQ

On June 7, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection released an updated FAQ on the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs.

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CBP Releases Information on the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2017

On June 1, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released additional information regarding the Craft Beverage Modernization Provisions of the Tax

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Costa Rica Suspends Compensatory Measures Granted to Argentina and Uruguay

On May 17, 2018, Costa Rica’s Ministry of Economy, Industry and Commerce published Decree No. 41154-MAG-MEIC-COMEX in the Official Gazette,  “La Gaceta”,

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Mexico Issues List of Tariffs in Response to US Section 232 Measures for Steel and Aluminum

On June 5, 2018, the Mexican Ministry of Economy published a decree in the government’s Diario Oficial, which modifies Mexico’s Tariff of the General

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Mexico will Impose Equivalent Measures in Response to U.S. Section 232 Tariffs in Steel and Aluminum

On May 31, 2018, Mexico’s Minister of Economy announced that Mexico will impose equivalent measures in response to the U.S. Section 232 tariffs on imports

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Canada Imposes Countermeasures against the U.S. in Response to Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

On May 31, 2018, the Department of Finance of Canada posted a notice of intent to impose countermeasures against the U.S., in response to tariffs on

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Malaysia Ministry of Finance Announces Fiscal Reform Initiative

On May 17, 2018, the Malaysia Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced a reduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate from 6% to 0% on all goods and

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