CBP Issues Updated Guidance on Section 301 Trade Remedies

On September 28, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued updated guidance on the Section 301 Trade Remedies in Cargo Systems Messaging

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USTR Issues Exclusions on Section 201 Solar Products

On September 19, 2018, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued exclusions of particular products from the Section 201 safeguard

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U.S. Customs Publishes ACE Reports QRC

On September 24, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published the Quick Reference Card (QRC) on the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)

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US and South Korea Sign Updated KORUS

On September 24, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republic of Korea’s President Moon Jae-in signed an updated U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement

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India Delays Tariffs on Goods of US Origin

On September 17, 2018, the Government of India’s Ministry of Finance delayed the implementation of previously announced tariffs on goods of U.S. origin

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CBP Issues Guidance on Third Round of the Section 301 Tariffs Going Into Effect

On September 21, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued guidance, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #18-000554, on the changes to

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China Announces Retaliatory Tariffs on US Goods in Response to the Latest Round of Section 301 Tariffs on Chinese Goods

On Sep 18, 2018, the China State Council Tariff Commission announced in Notice No. 8 the decision to impose additional tariffs on approximately $60

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USTR Issues Statement on U.S.-EU Trade Meeting

On September 10, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer met with the European Union (EU) Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmström

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CBP Publishes FAQ for Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duties

On September 12, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on Anti-dumping and Countervailing duties

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USTR Publishes Procedures to Consider Requests for Exclusions from Section 301 Tariffs

On September 18, 2018, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published in a Federal Register Notice (FRN), procedures to consider requests

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President Trump Announces $200 Billion in Section 301 Tariffs on China

On September 17, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump announced the implementation of an additional $200 Billion of Section 301 tariffs on goods imported

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Argentina Establishes Duty on Exports

On September 3, 2018, the government of Argentina published Decree 793/2018, establishing an export duty on goods in the Mercosur Common Nomenclature

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CBP Publishes KORUS Implementation Instructions

On September 11, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published implementation instructions on the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS).

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CBP Publishes Non-ABI/Manual Entry Summary Instructions

On September 10, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection published instructions on filing Non-ABI/Manual Entry Summary entries.

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CBP Issues Instructions on Possible Diversions Due to Hurricane Florence

On September 11, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #18-000526, providing guidance for port

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USTR and Kenyan Cabinet Secretary Establish U.S.- Kenya Trade and Investment Working Group

On August 28, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), Robert Lighthizer, and the Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, Peter

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BIS Amends Export Administration Regulations

On August 30, 2018, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amended the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to reflect changes in the Missile

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India Delays Tariff Increases on U.S. Agricultural Products Until September

On August 3, 2018, India’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced a delay to the date of implementation of tariff increases on agricultural goods of U.S.

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USTR Publishes Agreed Outcomes from KORUS Amendment and Modification Negotiations

On September 4, 2018, the Office of U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy published the agreed

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WCO Publishes New Guides for Implementing AEO Programs and MRAs

On August 24, 2018, the World Customs Organization (WCO) published two new guides on the implementation of Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) programs

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Malaysia Implements Sales and Service Tax on September 1, 2018

On September 1, 2018, the Royal Malaysian Customs Department will implement the Malaysia Sales & Service Tax (SST) at a fixed rate of 6% on certain

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