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United States Announces Deal with Canada and Mexico to Lift Retaliatory Tariffs. The United States announced an agreement with Canada and Mexico to remove the Section 232 tariffs for steel and aluminum imports from those countries and for the removal of all retaliatory tariffs imposed on American goods by those countries

Joint Statement by Canada and the United States on Section 232 Duties on Steel and Aluminum (pdf)

Joint Statement by the United States and Mexico on Section 232 Duties on Steel and Aluminum (pdf)

President Trump Signs Proclamation to Pursue Negotiations on Automobiles. The negotiation process will be led by United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and, if agreements are not reached within 180 days, the President will determine whether and what further action needs to be taken.

Presidential Proclamation: Adjusting Imports of Automobiles and Automobile Parts Into the United States

Presidential Proclamation to Remove Turkey from the List of Beneficiary Developing Countries. The President determined that, based on its level of economic development, it is appropriate to terminate Turkey's designation as a beneficiary developing country effective May 17, 2019

President Trump Declares National Emergency to Secure the Information and Communications Technology Critical Infrastructure Supply Chain. President Trump signed an Executive Order: Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain, declaring that threats to the information and communications technology and services supply chain by foreign adversaries are a national emergency

Department of Commerce Announces the Addition of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. to the Entity List. The sale or transfer of American technology to a company or person on the Entity List requires a license issued by BIS, and a license may be denied if the sale or transfer would harm U.S. national security or foreign policy interests

Department of Commerce Issues Limited Exemptions on Huawei Products. This license will be effective on May 20, 2019 and lasts 90 days

Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Quartz Surface Products from China (pdf). Commerce announced its affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of quartz surface products from China

Department of Commerce Preliminarily Finds Dumping of Imports of Strontium Chromate from France and No Dumping of Imports of Strontium Chromate from Austria (pdf). As a result of the preliminary affirmative determination for France, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to require cash deposits from importers of strontium chromate from France based on these preliminary rates

Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Dried Tart Cherries from Turkey (pdf). The U.S. International Trade Commission is scheduled to make its preliminary injury determinations on or before June 7, 2019

U.S. Beef Gains Full Access to Japan. The United States and Japan have agreed on new terms and conditions that eliminate Japan's longstanding restrictions on U.S. beef exports

APHIS Amends Requirements for Okra Imported from the State of Tamaulipas, Mexico, into the United States to Prevent the Entry of Pink Bollworm (pdf)

U.S. FDA Extends Application Period for Voluntary Qualified Importer Program to July 31. The application portal will remain open until July 31, 2019, after which it will close to allow time for the agency to review applications before the start of the annual benefits period that will begin on October 1, 2019

U.S. CBP Tuna Tariff-Rate Quota for Calendar Year 2019 Tuna Classifiable Under Subheading 1604.14.22, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS)

U.S. CBP CSMS #19-000252 Termination of Section 232 Duty For Steel and Aluminum Products of Canada and MX

U.S. CBP Quota Bulletin QB 19-031 2019 Tuna Final Restraint Limit and Proration

Customs Bulletin and Decisions Vol. 53, No. 15, May 15, 2019
General Notices
- Proposed Modification of Two Ruling Letters and Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Tariff Classification and Status Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act of Fruit Products Containing Pineapple and Mango with Lime Juice and Pineapple and Banana with Lime Juice
- Proposed Revocation of Three Ruling Letters and Proposed Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Tariff Classification of Textile Car Covers
- Proposed Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Tariff Classification of Certain Solar Kits
- Copyright, Trademark, and Trade Name Recordations(No. 4 2019)
Agency Information Collection Activities:
- Application for Withdrawal of Bonded Stores for Fishing Vessels and Certificate of Use
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- Rubies Costume Company, Plaintiff-Appellant v. United States, Defendant-Appellee
- Kalle USA, INC., Plaintiff-Appellant v. United States, Defendant-Appellee
- Kalle USA, INC., Plaintiff-Appellant v. United States, Defendant-Appellee
U.S. Court of International Trade
- Canadian Solar International Limited et al., Plaintiffs and Consolidated Plaintiffs, and Shanghai BYD Co., Ltd. et al., Plaintiff-Intervenors and Consolidated Plaintiff-Intervenors,v. United States, Defendant, and Solar World Americas, Inc.et al., Defendant-Intervenor and Consolidated Defendant-Intervenors
- Aristocraft of America, LLC, Plaintiffs, v. United States, Defendant
- Xiping Opeck Food Co., Ltd., Plaintiff, v. United States, Defendant
- POSCO, Plaintiff, and Nucor Corporation, Consolidated Plaintiff, v. United States, Defendant, and Steel Dynamics,Inc., AK Steel Corporation, Arcelor Mittal USA LLC, United States Steel Corporation, Hyundai Steel Company, and Government of Korea, Defendant-Intervenors
- One World Technologies, Inc., Plaintiff, v. United States, United States Department of Homeland Security, United States Customs and Border Protection, and Commissioner Kevin K.McAleenan, Defendants, and the Chamberlain Group, Inc.,and United States International Trade Commission, Defendant-Intervenors

International Trade Administration - Federal Register Notices

  • Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Amended Final Determination of the Countervailing Duty Investigation

  • Certain Lined Paper Products From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017

  • Dried Tart Cherries From the Republic of Turkey: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation

  • Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Administrative Review and Partial Rescission; 2017-2018

  • Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

  • Dried Tart Cherries From the Republic of Turkey: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation

  • Strontium Chromate From Austria: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Not Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination

  • Utility Scale Wind Towers From the People's Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders and Countervailing Duty Order

  • Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Thailand: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2017-2018

  • Countervailing Duty Investigation of Wooden Cabinets and Vanities and Components Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination

  • Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic of China: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Circumvention of the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders

  • Certain Steel Nails From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order

  • Certain Magnesia Carbon Bricks From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2016

  • Strontium Chromate From France: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Preliminary Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances, Postponement of Final Determination, and Extension of Provisional Measures

  • Certain Uncoated Paper From Portugal: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

  • Certain Uncoated Paper From Brazil: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

International Trade Commission - Federal Register Notices

  • Certain Cardio- Strength Training Magnetic-Resistance Cable Exercise Machines and Components Thereof; Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest

  • Steel Wheels From China; Determinations

  • Sodium Sulfate Anhydrous From Canada; Determination

  • Certain Led Packages Containing PFS Phosphor and Products Containing Same; Institution of Investigation

  • Certain Mounting Apparatuses for Holding Portable Electronic Devices and Components Thereof; Notice of a Commission Determination Not To Review a Remand Initial Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337; Request for Written Submissions on Remedy, Bonding, and the Public Interest; and Extension of the Target Date for Completion of the Investigation

  • Certain Luxury Vinyl Tile and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation

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