Staples – AD/CVD Determination

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The Dept. of Commerce has determined that anti-dumping applies toChinese collated staples, typically classified 8305.20.0000. Furthermore, a determination of critical circumstances also applies, meaning the case will be retroactive to 90 days prior to publication in the Federal Register (which occurred on Jan. 08, 2020.)  Anti-Dumping Case# A570-112-000  Cash Deposit Rate 291.1% effective 10/10/19 Federal […]

Mattresses – Anti-Dumping (China)

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The Dept. of Commerce has found that anti-dumping duty applies to Chinese mattresses, typically classified in headings 9404.21 & 9404.29. Anti-Dumping Case# A570-092 General Rate  1731.75% Effective Date 05/28/19 Note that CBP considers the actual entry date, not the date of importation (I.T. date), nor any other date, to govern applicability of AD/CVD assessments. Questions? […]

GATOReadMe!

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ALERTS: Section 232 tariffs to be added to steel & aluminum articles from Feb. 8th, 2020 01/29/20 Extended Lunar New Year in mainland China – until Feb 9 in most cases 01/29/20 Ocean Fuel Surcharges to hit $50 to as much as $200 per 40′ equivalent unit 01/21/20 CBP to step up measures related to […]

TSCA Title VI Certifications – Formaldehyde & Composite Wood Products

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Effective Mar. 22nd, 2019, an ACE PGA message set for TSCA certification will be required for entry of all products which contain composite wood components. The covered material includes: Hardwood plywood Particleboard Medium-density fiberboard (MDF) The imported products must bear a label of compliance, and the importer must adhere to certain specific requirements (see below). […]

Maersk Implements Container Inspection Pilot

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Maersk line has announced that it implemented a random physical container inspection program at the following US ports: Newark Houston Miami New Orleans The purpose of the random inspections is to verify that the goods are properly described and secured. Although Maersk will pay for these inspections, any deficiencies requiring correction action will be at […]

Rubber Bands – AD/CVD determinations on Chinese product

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The Dept. of Commerce has found that anti-dumping duty applies to Chinese rubber bands, typically classified 4016.99.3510. Anti-Dumping Case# A570-069-000 General Rate  27.27% Effective Date 06/08/18 Note that CBP considers the actual entry date, not the date of importation (I.T. date), nor any other date, to govern applicability of AD/CVD assessments. Questions? Refer to the […]

Quartz – AD/CVD determinations

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The Dept. of Commerce has found that anti-dumping & countervailing duty applies to Chinese quartz, typically classified 6810.99.0010. Anti-Dumping Case# A570-084-000 General Rate 314.10% Effective Date 08/22/18 (announced 11/20/18, but effective 90 days retroactively) Countervailing Case# C570-085-000 General Rate 34.38% Effective Date 09/21/18 Countervailing Case Terminated Effective 01/19/19 (see below) 05/01/19   Petition filed for […]