Section 232 Steel & Aluminum Trade Remedies

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An additional 25% assessment on certain steel products and 10% on certain aluminum products is effective on March 23rd, 2018, by Presidential order. Additionally, some countries have achieved exemptions but are subject to absolute quotas.

Petitions for exemption may be filed by the importer.

COUNTRIES COVERED BY SECTION 232 IMPORT DUTIES:

  • All countries except Argentina, Brazil & South Korea, which are covered by quotas in lieu of assessments (see below)

COUNTRIES COVERED BY SECTION 232 ABSOLUTE QUOTAS:

  • STEEL
    • Argentina, Brazil,  & South Korea
  • ALUMINUM
    • Argentina

Refer to the CBP page on Section 232 actions: LINK

Importers who obtain an exemption must provide their Customs broker with the exemption details. Failure to do so could jeapordize the ability to claim the exemption.

 

Updated 11/17/18