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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No Deal Between Brazilian Government and Truckers, Day 5 of Strike Continues

The Brazilian Government and truckers in Brazil still have not reached an agreement to end the strike, continuing into day 5 of no truck drivers. The Brazilian Association of Trucking, which represents about 700,00 drivers, organized the strike and rejected

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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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Congestion at Asian Ports Causing Shipping Delays

Congestion at several critical Asian ports is disrupting shipping service, with berthing delays of at least a week as ships are forced to wait at anchor. The ports of Bangkok, Chittagong, Kolkata, and Shanghai are reported to be most affected,

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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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