CBP Issues Guidance on 2022 Q4 Steel and Aluminum Quotas

Posted by Kelsay Calvaruso on 10/3/22 5:00 PM

On September 30, 2022, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #53463182, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued guidance on the fourth quarter (Q4) 2022 steel and aluminum quotas. The Quota Bulletins outline the quantity thresholds for each quota for the period from October 1, 2022, through December 31, 2022. All entries submitted prior to 8:30 am ET on October 3, 2022, which is the first business day in the quota period, will be counted in the first opening at 8:30 am ET. 

The quotas included in this guidance are the following:

  • Absolute Quota for steel mill articles from Argentina, Brazil, and South Korea;
  • Tariff Rate Quota for steel mill articles from the European Union;
  • Tariff Rate Quota for steel mill articles from Japan and the United Kingdom; and
  • Absolute Quota for aluminum from Argentina.

CSMS #53463182 can be found here:


The Quota Bulletins can be found here:


The weekly quota commodity status reports can be found here:


Topics: CBP, Quota, Steel, Aluminum

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