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Senators Push for Delay to June 1 CUSMA Start Date in Light of COVID-19 Pandemic (pdf). Members of the Senate Finance Committee, which has jurisdiction over trade, are pushing for a delay to the proposed June 1 entry into force of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

USTR Announces Specialty Sugar Tariff-Rate Quota Tranches Adjustments and Opening Dates. The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced notice of a change in the quantity and opening dates for the fourth and fifth tranches of the specialty sugar tariff-rate quota

USTR Notice of Product Exclusions: China's Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation. The product exclusions announced in this notice will apply as of September 24, 2018, the effective date of the $200 billion action, to August 7, 2020

USTR Notice of Product Exclusions: China's Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation. The product exclusions announced in this notice will apply as of September 1, 2019, the effective date of List 1 of the August 2 notice, and will extend to September 1, 2020

International Trade Administration - Proposed Modification of Regulations Regarding the Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis System. Joint understandings with Canada and Mexico to eliminate tariffs imposed on imports of steel and aluminum products from Canada and Mexico. Process for monitoring such imports

Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigation of Imports of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene from the Republic of Korea (pdf). The U.S. International Trade Commission is scheduled to make its preliminary injury determination on or before April 20, 2020.

Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Sodium Sulfate Anhydrous from Canada (pdf). Upon publication of the final affirmative AD determination, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to collect AD cash deposits equal to the applicable final weighted-average dumping rates

Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Forged Steel Fittings from India (pdf). Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to collect cash deposits from importers of forged steel fittings from India based on these preliminary rates

Wooden Cabinets and Vanities from China Injure U.S. Industry, Says USITC. As a result of the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) affirmative determinations, Commerce will issue antidumping and countervailing duty orders on imports of these products from China

FDA Temporary Policy Regarding Preventive Controls and Foreign Supplier Verification Programs Food Supplier Verification Onsite Audit Requirements During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: Guidance for Industry

USDA and USTR Announce Continued Progress on Implementation of U.S.-China Phase One Agreement. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced continued progress in the implementation of the agriculture-related provisions of the U.S.-China Phase One Economic and Trade Agreement

APHIS Announces Phase Six of the Lacey Act Enforcement Schedule. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is announcing the implementation of phase six of the Lacey Act enforcement schedule, which will go into effect on October 1, 2020. APHIS is inviting public comment on the products covered under the phase six enforcement schedule, including certain essential oils, wood cases and trunks, and musical instruments, among other things

Implementation of Revised Lacey Act Provisions - Federal Register Notice

APHIS Authorizes Importation of Fragrant Pears from an Additional Area in China. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is authorizing the importation of fragrant pears from an additional production area in China

Import Requirements for the Importation of Fresh Blueberries From Chile Into the United States. APHIS prepared a commodity import evaluation document (CIED) relative to the importation into the United States of blueberries from Chile

Food Safety and Inspection Service FSIS Notice 15-20 (pdf) - Major Revision of FSIS Export Library for Canada

U.S. CBP CBP COVID-19 Updates and Announcements

U.S. CBP Quota Bulletin QB 20-317 2020 Specialty Sugar Period 6

U.S. CBP - GUIDANCE: Section 301 Tranche 3 - $200B Eleventh Round of Product Exclusions from China (CSMS #42181055)

U.S. CBP - GUIDANCE: One Year Extension on Certain China Section 301 Exclusions for Products Covered Under Tranche 1 - $34B –Action (9903.88.06) (CSMS #42180527)

U.S. CBP Revokes Withhold Release Order on Disposable Rubber Gloves. The order, which was initially levied against the company in September 2019, was revoked based on recent information obtained by CBP showing the company is no longer producing the rubber gloves under forced labor conditions

Customs Bulletin and Decisions Vol. 54, No. 11, March 25, 2020
General Notices
- Copyright, Trademark, and Trade Name Recordations (No. 2 2020)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- ICCS USA Corporation, Plaintiff-Appellant v. UnitedStates, Defendant-Appellee
U.S. Court of International Trade
- Bio-Lab, Inc. et al., Plaintiffs, v. United States, Defendant, and Juancheng Kangtai Chemical Co., Ltd. and Heze Huayi Chemical Co., Ltd., Defendant-Intervenors
- Bebitz Flanges Works Private Limited, Plaintiff, v. United States, Defendant, and Coalition of American Flange Producers, Defendant-Intervenor
- Jiangsu Zhongji Lamination Materials Co., (HK) Ltd., Jiangsu Zhongji Lamination Materials Co., Ltd., Jiangsu Zhongji Lamination Materials Stock Co., Ltd. and Jiangsu Huafeng Aluminium Industry Co., Ltd., Plaintiffs, v. United States, Defendant, and Aluminium Association Trade Enforcement Working Group and its Individual Members, Defendant-Intervenors
- Jiangsu Senmao Bamboo and Wood Industry Co., Ltd., et al., Plaintiffs, and Guangdong Yihua Timber Industry Co., Ltd., et al., Plaintiff-Intervenors, v. United States, Defendant, and Coalition for American Hardwood Parity, et al., Defendant-Intervenors

International Trade Administration - Federal Register Notices

  • Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene From the Republic of Korea: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation

  • Wooden Cabinets and Vanities and Components Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Corrected Notice of Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value

  • Acetone From Belgium, the Republic of South Africa, and the Republic of Korea: Antidumping Duty Orders

  • Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited First Five-Year Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order

  • Sodium Sulfate Anhydrous From Canada: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances

  • Forged Steel Fittings From India: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination

  • Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar From Taiwan: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review

  • Certain Cased Pencils From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

  • Forged Steel Fluid End Blocks From the Federal Republic of Germany, India and Italy: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations in the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations

  • Certain Vertical Shaft Engines Between 225cc and 999cc, and Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation

  • Certain Aluminum Foil From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order

International Trade Commission - Federal Register Notices

  • Small Diameter Graphite Electrodes From China; Determination

  • Corrosion Inhibitors From China; Determinations

  • Certain Light-Emitting Diode Products, Systems, and Components (II); Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation Based on Withdrawal of the Complaint; Termination of the Investigation

  • Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Film From India and Taiwan; Scheduling of Full Five-Year Reviews

  • Small Vertical Shaft Engines From China; Institution of Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations

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