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December 6, 2019

Tranche 4B tariffs effective Dec 15 Please be reminded that the commodities in Tranche 4B will be assessed additional duties of 15 percent beginning December 15, 2019.  A list of these commodities can be found […]

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December 2019

USMCA Agreement Reached (From NCBFAA) Democratic members of the House of Representatives and the White House came to an agreement this morning [Dec 10] to move forward on the USMCA trade agreement. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman […]

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November 2019

ITC ready to receive import duty reduction, suspension petitions (From American Shipper) The U.S. International Trade Commission said it is ready to receive petitions requesting temporary duty suspensions or reductions for imports.  The 2016 American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act […]

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October 3, 2019

U.S. ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL TARIFFS OF 10 – 25% ON CERTAIN E.U. PRODUCTS, EFFECTIVE OCT. 18, 2019 (From Grunfeld Desiderio) On October 2, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) published a list of E.U. products which […]

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October 2019

Tariff Increase on $250 Billion in Imports from China Expected Oct. 15 (Reminder from Sandler Travis) U.S. government sources have confirmed that a proposed increase in the additional tariff being imposed on $250 billion worth […]

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September 2019

CBP to increase user fees (From American Shipper) Starting Oct. 1, the MPF minimum will increase from $26.22 to $26.79, while the MPF maximum will rise from $508.70 to $519.76, CBP said. Other CBP user […]

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August 27, 2019

Tariffs on all Chinese imports to increase 5% President Trump has called for an across the board 5% increase on all tariffs regarding China, both existing & pending. Current tariffs at 25%, those on Lists […]

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August 2019

Tariffs on most remaining imports from China to begin Sept. 1 (From Sandler Travis) Initial indications are that the 10 percent tariff [“List 4”], which would be in addition to any other applicable tariffs, will […]

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July 2019

MSC plans general rate increase Aug 1  (From American Shipper) A $1,000 increase is announced for 40-foot containers moving from Asia to the U.S., effective August 1.   It said the GRI will be $800 for […]

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