News & Advisories

May 2021

Transportation rates continue to increase, at least into the Fall (Various sources) The JOC reports LTL pricing in the US continues to climb as pressures from increasing wages and other factors push further rate hikes. […]

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April 2021

CIT overturns 232 Duties Paid on Steel Derivative Products On April 5, the Court of International Trade ruled that these duties were illegally assessed on the importer who brought this action and ordered that entries […]

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March 2021

USTR Extends Section 301 Tariffs Exclusions to Combat COVID-19 to Sept. 30 (From NCBFAA) The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) said it will extend Section 301 tariff exclusions on certain imports from China […]

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February 2021

Importers face huge contract rate increases (From American Shipper) Spot rates remain stratospheric. California port congestion keeps breaking records (there were 40 container ships at anchor in San Pedro Bay on Monday — a fresh all-time high). […]

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