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U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, May 2020. The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that the goods and services deficit was $54.6 billion in May, up $4.8 billion from $49.8 billion in April

Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Utility Scale Wind Towers from Canada, Indonesia, South Korea, and Vietnam. In 2019, imports of utility scale wind towers from Canada, Indonesia, South Korea, and Vietnam were valued at an estimated $56.6 million, $108.8 million, $78.7 million, and $106.1 million, respectively

May 2020 Textile and Apparel Import Report (pdf) The Office of Textiles and Apparel reports that imports of cotton, wool, man-made fiber, silk blends, and non-cotton vegetable fiber textile and apparel products totaled 3,544.8 million square meter equivalents (MSME) in May 2020, a drop of 42.0 percent compared to May 2019

USITC Institutes Intellectual Property Investigation of Certain Chemical Mechanical Planarization Slurries and Components Thereof. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 in the importation into the United States and sale of certain chemical mechanical planarization slurries and components thereof that infringe a patent asserted by the complainant

USITC Institutes Intellectual Property Investigation of Certain Completion Drill Bits and Products Containing the Same. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 in the importation into the United States and sale of certain completion drill bits and products containing the same that infringe a patent asserted by the complainant

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Implementation of the International Trade Data System (pdf). The trade should be aware of these upcoming ACE requirements and prepare for transition over the next several months

U.S. Department of Labor Ready to Enforce USMCA. Unlike NAFTA, brings labor obligations into the core of the agreement and makes them fully enforceable

U.S. CBP - USMCA Uniform Regulations Regarding Rules of Origin. Implementation of the Agreement Between the United States of America, the United Mexican States, and Canada (USMCA) Uniform Regulations Regarding Rules of Origin

U.S. CBP Modification of the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) Test Regarding Reconciliation for Filing Post-Importation Claims Arising Under the Agreement Between the United States of America, the United Mexican States, and Canada (USMCA)

U.S. CBP Quota Bulletins:
  - QB 20-111 USMCA Increased Refined Sugar Fron Canada TRQ
  - QB 20-333 Global Refined Sugar Tranche 7 Results
  - QB 20-603 2020 3QTR Absolute Quota Steel Mill Articles Argentina Brazil and South Korea

U.S. CBP- 2020 Q3 Absolute Quota Section 232 Quota Limits CSMS #43216136)

U.S. CBP -UPDATE: Section 301 Filing Requirements Related to Changes in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States Effective July 1, 2020 (CSMS #43229317)

U.S. CBP Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory. The advisory informs the trade of the risks and considerations for businesses with supply chain exposure to entities engaged in forced labor and other human rights abuses in Xinjiang

U.S. CBP Postpones Reopening of Trusted Traveler Programs Enrollment Centers. The decision was made in consultation with CBP health and safety experts who are closely monitoring the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in several states

U.S. CBP - USMCA Additional Refined Sugar from Canada TRQ Tariff Corrections (CSMS #43273373)

U.S. CBP- Modification of the Reconciliation Test for Filing Post-Importation Claims Under USMCA (CSMS #43235886)

U.S. CBP- Drawback: USMCA Interim Guidance (CSMS #43227909)

U.S. CBP - US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Implementing Instructions (Final) – June 30, 2020 (CSMS #4321554)

Customs Bulletin and Decisions Vol. 54, No. 25, July 1, 2020
General Notices
- Modification of One Ruling Letter and Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Tariff Classification of Men's Closed-Toe, Closed-Heel, Casual Slip-On Shoe with a Foxing-Like Band
- Modification of One Ruling Letter and Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Tariff Classification of Steel Doctor Blades in Coils
- Proposed Revocation of Five Ruling Letters and Proposed Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Tariff Classification of Rain Gauges
- Civil Monetary Penalty Adjustments for Inflation
Agency Information Collection Activities:
- United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- Jinko Solar Co., Ltd., Jinko Solar Import & Export Co.,Ltd., Jinkosolar (U.S.) INC., Plaintiffs Yingli Green Energy Americas, Inc., Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, Canadian Solar, Inc. Intervenor-Plaintiffs v. United States, Defendant Solarworld Americas, Inc., Intervenor-Defendant-Appellant
- Solarworld Americas, Inc., Plaintiff-Appellant v. UnitedStates, Defendant-Appellee Hanwha Solarone (Qidong) Co., Ltd., Hanwha Solarone Hong Kong Limited, Yingli Green Energy Americas, Inc., Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, Canadian Solar, Inc., Intervenor-Defendants
U.S. Court of International Trade
- Shanghai Wells Hanger Co., Ltd., Hong Kong Wells Ltd., HongKong Wells Ltd. (USA), Fabriclean Supply, Inc., Plaintiffs, v. United States, Defendant
- Canadian Solar International Limited et al., Plaintiffs andConsolidated Plaintiffs, and Shanghai Byd Co., Ltd. et al., Plaintiff-Intervenors and Consolidated Plaintiff-Intervenors, v. United States, Defendant, and Solarworld Americas, Inc. et al., Defendant-Intervenor and Consolidated Defendant-Intervenors
- Coalition of American Flange Producers, Plaintiff, v. UnitedStates, Defendant
- Nexteel Co., Ltd., Plaintiff, Hyundai Steel Company, HusteelCo., Ltd., AJU Besteel Co., Ltd., Maverick Tube Corp., and SeAH Steel Corp., Consolidated Plaintiffs, and Husteel Co.,Ltd., Hyundai Steel Co., and ILJIN Steel Corp., Plaintiff-Intervenors, v. United States, Defendant, and IPSCO Tubulars Inc., Vallourec Star, L.P., Welded Tube USA Inc., Maverick Tube Corp., and United States Steel Corp., Defendant-Intervenors

International Trade Administration - Federal Register Notices

  • Utility Scale Wind Towers From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances

  • Utility Scale Wind Towers From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances

  • Utility Scale Wind Towers From Indonesia: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances

  • Utility Scale Wind Towers From Canada: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances

  • Utility Scale Wind Towers From Indonesia: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances

  • Utility Scale Wind Towers from the Republic of Korea: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances

  • Utility Scale Wind Towers From Canada: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Final Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances

  • Large Power Transformers From the Republic of Korea: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony with Final Results, Notice of Amended Final Results

  • Lightweight Thermal Paper From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders

  • Potassium Permanganate From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019

  • Hardwood Plywood Products From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2019

  • Certain Steel Nails From the United Arab Emirates: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019

  • Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Notice of Amended Final Results

  • Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From the Republic of Turkey: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of Countervailing Duty Investigation

  • Calcium Hypochlorite From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order and Countervailing Duty Order

  • Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019

  • Uncovered Innerspring Units From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019

  • Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Mexico: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

  • Certain Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing From India: Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2019

  • Truck and Bus Tires From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020

  • Emulsion Styrene-Butadiene Rubber From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of the Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order; 2018-2019

International Trade Commission - Federal Register Notices

  • Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube From Vietnam; Institution of an Anti-Dumping Duty Investigation and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigation

  • Standard Steel Welded Wire Mesh From Mexico; Institution of Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations

  • Certain Nicotine Pouches and Components Thereof and Methods of Making the Same; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation in Its Entirety; Termination of the Investigation

  • Certain Luxury Vinyl Tile and Components Thereof; Commission Determination To Review in Part and, on Review, To Affirm an Initial Determination Granting Summary Determination of Violation by Defaulting Respondents; Request for Written Submissions on Remedy, the Public Interest, and Bonding

  • Certain Chemical Mechanical Planarization Slurries and Components Thereof: Institution of Investigation

  • Certain Completion Drill Bits and Products Containing the Same Institution of Investigation

  • Certain Light-Emitting Diode Products, Systems, and Components Thereof (III); Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest

  • Phosphate Fertilizers from Morocco and Russia; Institution of Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations

  • Glass Containers From China; Determination

  • Twist Ties From China; Institution of Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations

  • Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From China; Institution of Five-Year Reviews

  • Hand Trucks and Certain Parts Thereof From China; Institution of a Five-Year Review

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