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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

Tariff Update: USTR Reinstates 352 Exclusions from Section 301 Tariffs

Tariff Update: USTR Reinstates 352 Exclusions from Section 301 Tariffs April 4, 2022

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) reinstated 352 product exclusions applicable to certain Chinese-origin goods subject to Section 301 tariffs in a notice published on March 28, 2022. USTR reinstated more than half of previously available exclusions, covering a range of manufactured, mechanical and consumer goods. USTR weighed several factors in assessing whether...

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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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