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 process and online portal at the USITC Building, Hearing Room A, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436 from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. If you are unable to attend in-person, you can register to join via interactive webinar here.

The USITC’s portal for filing MTB petitions for duty suspensions and reductions will close on December 10, 2019 at 5:15 pm. Click here to learn more about how to prepare for filing an MTB petition.

The USITC also created an MTBPS Information Page meant to help importers navigate the MTB petition process being administered by the Commission in accordance with the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (AMCA).

Click here to view the official Federal Register notice published by the USITC.

Questions about the process? Contact USITC representatives at

Need additional assistance? Shapiro can also help make the MTB petition filing process both easy and cost-effective for you as an importer. Contact to get started today!

Shapiro will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available.

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