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WTO Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Raw Cane Sugar, Refined and Specialty Sugar and Sugar-Containing Products. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative announces the year 2020 country-specific and first-come, first-served in-quota allocations under the tariff-rate quotas

USTR Announces Initiation of Section 301 Investigation into France's Digital Services Tax. The French DST bill would impose a 3% tax on total annual revenues generated by some companies from providing certain digital services to, or aimed at, French users

WTO Issues Panel Reports Regarding U.S. Measures on Canadian, Mexican Steel and Aluminium. The panel reports were confined to a brief description of the case and to reporting that a settlement has been reached by the parties

WTO Issues Panel Reports Regarding Canadian, Mexican Duties on U.S. Products. The panel reports do not contain any substantive findings but provide a brief description of the cases and report that a settlement has been reached by the parties

Russia Initiates WTO Dispute Against U.S. Dumping Duties on Steel. The Russian Federation has requested WTO dispute consultations with the United States concerning the continued application of US anti-dumping duties on imports of carbon-quality steel from Russia

Report on the State of Counterfeit and Pirated Goods Trafficking and Recommendations - Comment Request. The Department of Commerce is seeking comments on the state of counterfeit and pirated goods trafficking through online third-party marketplaces and recommendations for curbing the trafficking

USITC Begins Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Utility Scale Wind Towers From Canada, Indonesia, Korea, and Vietnam. The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) will determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports

USITC Makes Deteriminations in Five-Year Reviews Concerning Sodium Nitrite from China and Germany. The Commission determined that revoking the existing antidumping duty orders and the existing countervailing duty order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time

APHIS Re-opens Comment Period for the Pest Risk Analysis For Importation of Fresh Mamey Sapote Fruit from Mexico Into the Continental United States. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) re-opened the comment period to give interested stakeholders additional time to provide input on the pest risk analysis. The new comment period is open until August 2, 2019

U.S. and Canada Continue Commitment to Securing our Borders, Begin Phase III of the Entry/Exit Project Under the Beyond the Border Initiative. Phase III of this program expands the exchange of data to include U.S. and Canadian citizens, and continue the sharing of data on legal permanent residents and third country nationals

U.S. CBP GUIDANCE: Sixth Round of Products Excluded from Section 301 Duties (Tranche 1) (CSMS #38840764)

Customs Bulletin and DecisionsVol. 53, No. 23, July 10, 2019
CBP Decisions
- U.S. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Travel Card Program Regulations
- Flights To and From Cuba
General Notices
- Customs and Border Protection 2019 Trade Symposium
- Request for Public Comments Regarding the Construction of Pedestrian Barrier Within Certain Areas in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas
Agency Information Collection Activities:
- Holders or Containers Which Enter the United States Duty Free
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- Nucor Corporation, Plaintiff-Appellant Arcelormittal USA LLC, AK Steel Corporation, United States Steel Corporation, Plaintiffs v. United States, Government of Korea, Defendants-Appellees Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd., Defendant
U.S. Court of International Trade
- BIO-LAB, Inc. et al., Plaintiffs, v. United States, Defendant, and Juancheng Kangtai Chemical Co., Ltd. and Heze HuayiChemical Co., Ltd., Defendant-Intervenors
- American Alliance for Hardwood Plywood et al., Plaintiffs and Consolidated Plaintiffs, v. United States and United States International Trade Commission, Defendants, and Coalition for Fair Trade of Hardwood Plywood, Defendant-Intervenor and Consolidated Defendant-Intervenor
- Solianus, Inc. and Consolidated Fibers, Inc., Plaintiffs, v. United States, Defendant, and Dak Americas LLC, Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, America and Auriga Polymers Inc., Defendant-Intervenors
- Aspects Furniture International, Inc., Plaintiff, v. UnitedStates, Defendant

Customs Bulletin and Decisions Vol. 53, No. 22, July 3, 2019
General Notices
- Proposed Revocation of Five Ruling Letters and Proposed Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Tariff Classification of Various Hair Trimmers
- Modification of One Ruling Letter and Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Tariff Classification of Reclining Sofas
- Modification of One Ruling Letter and Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Tariff Classification of a Surgical Tray
- Proposed Revocation of One Ruling Letter and Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Tariff Classification of Latex Rubber Boot Covers
Agency Information Collection Activities:
- Protest
- Cargo Container and Road Vehicle for Transport Under Customs Seal
- Application-Permit-Special License, Unlading-Lading-Overtime Services
- Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) and theTrusted Trader Program; Correction
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- BMW of North America LLC, Plaintiff-Appellant v.United States, Timken Company, Defendants-Appellees
U.S. Court of International Trade
- National Nail Corp., Plaintiff, Shandong Oriental Cherry Hardware Group Co., Ltd., Consolidated-Plaintiff, v. UnitedStates, Defendant
- Nexteel Co., Ltd., Plaintiff, and SeAH Steel Corporation,Consolidated Plaintiff, v. United States, Defendant, and United States Steel Corporation, Maverick Tube Corporation, and TenarisBayCity, Defendant-Intervenors
- Echostar Technologies, L.L.C., Plaintiff, v. United States, Defendant
- Stein Industries Inc., d/b/a Carlson Airflo Merchandising Systems, Plaintiff, v. United States, Defendant

International Trade Administration - Federal Register Notices

  • Glycine From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019

  • Acetone From Belgium, the Republic of Korea, and the Republic of South Africa: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations in the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations

  • Certain Fabricated Structural Steel From Canada: Preliminary Negative Countervailing Duty Determination and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination

  • Certain Polyester Staple Fiber From the Republic of Korea: Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review

  • Certain Fabricated Structural Steel From Mexico: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination

  • Low Melt Polyester Staple Fiber From the Republic of Korea: Notice of Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review

  • Certain Fabricated Structural Steel From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination

  • 1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2018

  • Stainless Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings From Italy: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019

  • Certain Quartz Surface Products From the People's Republic of China: Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders

  • Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Anti-Circumvention Inquiries on the Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Orders

  • Uncovered Innerspring Units From the People's Republic of China, South Africa, and Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders

  • Heavy Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Mexico: Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017

  • Mattresses From the People's Republic of China: Amended Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value

  • Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From Republic of Korea: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Anti-Circumvention Inquiries on the Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Orders

  • Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From Taiwan: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Anti-Circumvention Inquiry on the Antidumping Duty Order

International Trade Commission - Federal Register Notices

  • Utility Scale Wind Towers From Canada, Indonesia, Korea, and Vietnam; Institution of Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations

  • Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Sheet From Korea, Mexico, and Oman; Institution of Anti-Dumping Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations

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