List 2 Section 301 Duties to go into Effect on August 23rd

On Monday, August 7th the office of the United States Trade Representatives (USTR) published its finalized second list, officially known as “List 2”, of Chinese products; these tariffs will be subject to additional duties effective August 23rd. In its final

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China Retaliates, No Sign of Trade War Ending

On Friday, August 3rd, China announced that they will impose their own set of tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods if President Trump moves forward with his plan to further increase tariffs. Last week, the Trump administration announced

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Trump Considers Increasing Proposed Tariffs From 10 Percent to 25 Percent Against Chinese Goods

President Trump has announced that he is considering increasing the tariff rate percentage from 10 % additional duty to 25% on List 3 items, which is an additional $200 billion worth of goods from China. This would be applied to

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Indian Truckers Back to Work Following 8 Day Strike

Reports from New Delhi have confirmed that the Indian trucker strike officially ended on Friday, July 27th, though inflated pricing and inland capacity woes are expected to plague the nationwide market into late August. The strike commenced on July 20th

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COSCO Shipping U.S. Offices Battling Cyber Attack

Yesterday, July 24th, COSCO’s U.S. offices fell victim to a cyber attack. According to initial reports COSCO’s U.S. network broke down rendering the majority of their electronic communications inoperable, thus hindering COSCO’s ability to communicate with vessels, customers, vendors and

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India Truckers’ Strike Update

As of 6 AM (IST) this morning, the All-India Motor Transport Congress, led by Chairman Bal Malkit Singh, commenced an indefinite strike as a means of protesting rising diesel costs, heightened taxes with decreased exemptions and the current system for tendering

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USTR List of Tariffs on $200 Billion in Chinese Goods Released

President Trump took another stab at the ongoing trade war between the United States and China on Tuesday, as the U.S. Trade Representative released a list of tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese products. The proposed list consists of a

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Apply for Your Product Exclusion for Chinese Products Subject to Section 301 Tariffs

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced a process to obtain product exclusions from the additional tariffs in effect on certain products imported from China (Section 301 tariffs). The Text of the Federal Register notice outlining the criteria and process for

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Section 301 Tariffs Going into Effect Friday

Trump officially announced last month that the United States is moving forward with imposing tariffs of $50 billion on Chinese products that contain “industrially significant technologies.” As the trade war between the US and China looms, the United States will

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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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