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Tariffs: Updates & Tools

Today’s regulatory environment for importers and exporters, especially related to tariffs, is extremely fast-moving and not likely to stabilize any time soon. Here’s what we’re telling many of our clients who are asking for guidance in this situation:

  • Keep abreast of the breaking news and know which of your goods are affected by the tariffs.
  • If you have a question, we may be able to help determine the impact on your goods, and if appropriate, file an exemption.
  • Don’t panic, but don’t ignore the possible implications.

To help you stay current on the latest tariff news, we are providing frequent updates on this page and in our emails to clients and friends.

Below please find 1) Tariff Updates we’ve sent recently to our clients and industry colleagues, and 2) Useful Links we’ve identified most recently in the public domain from relevant agencies, authorities, and advisors. Please be sure to check them out…there may be information important to your business! If you would like to receive our free email updates, Register HERE.

Recent Tariff Updates see all updates

World Trade Organization (WTO) “Trump’s China Tariffs Violate Trade Rules”

World Trade Organization (WTO) “Trump’s China Tariffs Violate Trade Rules” September 16, 2020

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Tuesday struck at the core of President Trump’s trade war on China, ruling that the tariffs he imposed in 2018 on $234 billion worth of Chinese goods ran afoul of U.S. commitments under global trading rules. The U.S. tariffs against China were authorized under Section 301 of the Trade Act...

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Section 301 Update: Legal Challenge Filed Against US Court of International Trade

Section 301 Update: Legal Challenge Filed Against US Court of International Trade September 16, 2020

A new challenge has been filed in the US Court of International Trade (CIT) contesting the assessment of the List 3 and List 4 tariffs that have been imposed on goods from China under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974.  The lawsuit alleges that the tariffs were imposed in an untimely manner and...

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