Turkish Steel Back to 50% Tariffs

In a Tweet posted on Monday, October 14th, President Trump announced that Section 232 tariffs on imports of Turkish steel would be bumped back up to 50% effective immediately. The additional tariffs on Turkish steel were initially put in place

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Trump Postpones Additional Tariffs Set for October 15th

On Friday, October 11th, President Trump announced the postponement of additional duties on over $250 billion worth of Chinese goods amidst positive trade talks with China. The additional tariffs were set to take effect on Tuesday, October 15th and would

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USTR Releases Additional Guidance Ahead of Section 301 EU Tariffs

On October 3rd, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that additional Section 301 tariffs on European Union (EU) goods will go into effect on October 18th. The USTR has published an official notice in the Federal Register advising importers to

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USITC to Open Portal for MTB Petition Submissions on October 11th

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) will open a portal for Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) petition submissions on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 8:45 a.m. On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, the USITC will hold a public walk-through on the MTB petition

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USTR Releases Final List of EU Goods Subject to Section 301 Tariffs

Per our previous Shap Flash, the World Trade Organization (WTO) authorized the U.S. to impose additional tariffs on $8 billion worth of European goods in response to the European Union’s (EU) subsidization of Airbus on September 25th. The office of

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USTR Announces Another Round of Section 301 Exclusions for List 1 and 2 Products

On September 30th, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced its latest round of product exclusions from Section 301 Chinese tariffs. Similar to the last set of exclusions, the USTR notice features 2 separate sets of exclusions, each

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USTR Announces U.S. – Japan Trade Agreement

On September 25th, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the U.S. and Japan reached an agreement that will reduce agricultural and industrial tariffs. This agreement also includes a set of provisions that address digital trade barriers between the two

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WTO Permits U.S. to Impose Tariffs on $8 Billion of European Goods

On Wednesday, September 25th, the World Trade Organization (WTO) authorized the U.S. to impose additional tariffs on $8 billion worth of European goods in response to the European Union’s (EU) subsidization of Airbus – Europe’s leading manufacturer of airplanes and

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USTR Issues Additional Section 301 Exclusions for Certain List 1, 2, and 3 Products

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released three additional sets of product exclusions from Section 301 Chinese tariffs. The USTR notice features 3 separate announcements, each containing the specially prepared HTS subheadings partially excluded from Section 301 List

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Trump Postpones List 1, 2 and 3 Tariff Increase Until October 15th

On September 11th, President Trump announced that the U.S. will postpone the planned tariff rate increase from 25% to 30% on Section 301 List 1, 2 and 3 Chinese products, originally scheduled to take effect October 1st, until October 15th.

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