China Exempts Certain Donations from Import Tax

In Announcement No. 17 of 2020, the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) exempted imported donated supplies for

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BIS Revises Country Group Designations for Russia and Yemen

On February 24, 2020, the U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amended the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to revise the Country Group

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China Issues 3rd Round of Product Exclusions for U.S. Origin Goods

On February 21, 2020, the China State Tariff Commission issued a 3rd round of product exclusions for U.S. origin goods subject to the retaliatory tariffs

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USTR Announces Additional Exclusion on List 2 of the Section 301 Tariffs

On February 20, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a notice announcing an additional exclusion on products of Chinese origin

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WCO Provides E-Commerce Update

On February 17, 2020, the World Customs Organization (WCO) provided an update from the Working Group on E-Commerce (WGEC).  WGEC met February 12-14th to

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USTR Announces 9th Round of Exclusions on List 3 of the Section 301 Tariffs

On February 19, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a notice announcing additional exclusions on products of Chinese origin

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USTR Modifies Section 301 Tariffs on EU Goods

On February 14, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced changes to the Section 301 tariffs originally imposed on October 18,

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China Extends Deadline for Duty & Tax Payments

On February 3, 2020, the General Administration of Customs of China (GACC) announced the extension of duty/tax payments due during the extended Chinese

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APHIS Announces ACE Implementation Timeline

On February 3, 2020, in Federal Register Notice (FRN) 85 FR 5928, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the implementation of

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USTR Announces 10th Round of Exclusions on List 1 of the Section 301 Tariffs

On February 10, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a notice announcing additional exclusions on products of Chinese origin

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UK Government Plans to Introduce Import Controls

The Government of United Kingdom (UK) confirmed, in a press release issued on 10 February 2020, that it plans to introduce import controls on European

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China Announces the Reduction of Tariffs Imposed on U.S. Origin Goods

On February 6, 2020, the China Tariff Commission announced the reduction of tariffs imposed on U.S. origin goods as part of the implementation of the

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UK Updates Rules of Origin Guidance for Brexit Transition Period

On February 4, 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) updated its guidance regarding rules of origin for the Brexit transition period.  The Withdrawal Agreement

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CBP Opens Section 201 Quota Period

On February 6, 2020, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #41572223, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) clarified an earlier CSMS #41527274

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CBP Issues Guidance on Section 301 List 4A Duty Reduction

On February 4, 2020, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #41538917, U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued guidance on the duty reduction for

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CBP Issues Guidance on Additional Section 232 Tariffs

On February 4, 2020, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service #41538803, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued guidance on the additional tariffs on

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Executive Order Issued on E-Commerce

On January 31, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump issued Executive Order “Ensuring Safe and Lawful E-Commerce for US Consumers, Businesses, Government

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UK Notifies WTO of EU Withdrawal

On February 1, 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of its status after its January 31st withdrawal from the European

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OFAC Announces Sanctions over Crimea

On January 29, 2020, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced the imposition of sanctions on eight

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USTR Announces 8th Round of Exclusions on List 3 of the Section 301 Tariffs

On January 31, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a notice announcing additional exclusions on products of Chinese origin

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