Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2017 Implementation

Under the CBMA, reduced tax rates and/or tax credits are applicable to importations of certain limited quantities of distilled spirits, beer, or wine imported from each qualifying foreign producer. Further, the foreign producer must have affirmatively assigned those rates or

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Trump Follows Through with Imposing Tariffs on $50 Billion of Chinese Goods

Early Friday, President Trump officially announced that the United States would impose tariffs of $50 billion on Chinese goods, in retaliation against China for intellectual property theft. In April, the White House announced the planned tariffs and released a list

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Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum for U.S. Allies Take Effect by End of Day

President Trump has announced that tariffs imposed on three of the U.S.’s biggest trading partners will go into effect by the end of the day, Thursday, May 31st. Earlier this year, Trump announced a 25% tariff on steel and 10%

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Update: China Customs Advanced Manifest (CCAM) Launched June 1st

On June 1st, 2018, China Customs launched a new advanced manifest effort for imports and exports to expedite clearance for both air and ocean shipments. The new manifest process requires electronic manifest submission 24 hours prior to loading at the

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U.S. Going Ahead with 25% Tariff on $50 Billion Worth of Goods

On Tuesday, May 29th, the White House announced that the Trump administration will go forward with a 25% tariff on $50 billion worth of products coming from China. This comes just 10 days after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced a

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Attention Importers: Send Your Steel and Aluminum Product Exclusion Numbers ASAP

On March 19, 2018, the Department of Commerce (DOC) published in the Federal Register (FR) the process for parties to submit requests for exclusions from Presidential Proclamations 9704 and 9705 on Adjusting Imports of Steel and Aluminum into the United

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U.S. and China Agree to Put Section 301 Tariffs on Hold, According to Treasury Secretary, or Not..?

As you are aware, earlier this year, the U.S. proposed new tariffs on $50 billion worth of products from China due to a Section 301 investigation.   On Sunday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that the proposed new tariffs on Chinese

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President Trump Issues Last Minute Proclamations Adjusting Regulations on Imports of Steel and Aluminum

Imports of all steel and aluminum articles from Canada, Mexico, and the member countries of the EU shall remain exempt from the additional duty established until 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on June 1, 2018. Steel: Imports of all steel

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GSP Renewed Until December 31, 2020

The renewal of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), which was signed by President Trump in late March, went into effect April 22, 2018. Importers should continue to flag GSP-eligible importations as SPI “A” and expected to pay normal duty

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Section 301: The Proposed Tariff List and the Administrative Process

As we shared with you yesterday, as part of the U.S. response to China’s unfair trade practices related to the forced transfer of U.S. technology and intellectual property, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published a proposed list

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