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Joint Statement of the United States and China Regarding Trade Consultations. On May 17 and 18, 2018, the United States and China engaged in constructive consultations regarding trade

EU Publishes List of U.S. Products for Potential Re-balancing Duties. The European Union (EU) has notified to the WTO a list of US products on which the EU may in the future apply extra import duties to compensate in an equivalent manner for the impact of US tariff measures on steel and aluminium

Korea Initiates WTO Dispute Complaints Against U.S. Safeguard Duties on Washers, Solar Cells. Korea has requested WTO dispute consultations with the United States regarding U.S. safeguard duties imposed on imports of large residential washers and crystalline silicon photovoltaic products

United States Prevails in Showing EU Subsidies to Airbus Continue to Break WTO Rules. The Trump Administration today achieved an important victory in its World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute with the European Union (EU) and four of its member States regarding subsidies to Airbus

USTR Launches Review of Thailand's GSP Eligibility Based on Concerns with Market Access for U.S. Pork. A petition from the National Pork Producers Council alleges that Thailand fails to meet the GSP criterion requiring countries to provide "equitable and reasonable access" to its market

United States and Indonesia Meet Under Trade and Investment Framework Agreement. During the meetings, the United States and Indonesia agreed to work together to address outstanding issues on agriculture, digital trade, financial services, fisheries, and labor

Department of Commerce Preliminarily Finds Dumping of Imports of Polytetrafluoroethylene Resin from China and India (PDF). As a result of the preliminary affirmative determinations, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to require cash deposits based on preliminary rates

Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Final Circumvention Rulings on Steel from Vietnam. Commerce will instruct Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to continue collecting cash deposits on imports of corrosion-resistant steel and cold-rolled steel produced in Vietnam using Chinese-origin substrate

Department of Commerce Finds Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Resin from India (PDF). As a result of the final affirmative determination, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to require cash deposits based on final rates

USITC Institutes Intellectual Property Investigation of Certain Submarine Telecommunication Systems. The products at issue in the investigation by the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) are used to globally transmit, carry, and receive data through a global mesh of submarine fiber-optic cables to interconnect the world's cities

Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing from China, Germany, India, Italy, Korea and Switzerland Injures U.S. Industry, Says USITC. As a result of the USITC's affirmative determinations, Commerce will issue antidumping duty orders on imports of this product from China, Germany, India, Italy, Korea, and Switzerland. Imports from China, Italy, and Korea will not be subject to retroactive antidumping duties.

USITC Tariff Affairs - Information on Presidential Proclamations 9739 (Aluminum Imports) and 9740 (Steel Imports). The Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States contains the tariff provisions and rates of duty most recently announced for these products

U.S. CBP CSMS #18-000352 Submitting Imports of Products Excluded from Duties on Imports of Steel or Aluminum

U.S. CBP Quota Bulletin QB 18-120 Korea Steel Annual Limits

U.S. CBP Textile Enforcement Fact Sheets - Fiscal Years 2013 - 2017. In fiscal year 2017, textile and apparel imports generated $13.5 billion, or 41 percent, of all duty collected by CBP. Textile and apparel goods have some of the highest duty rates of all commodities imported into the U.S., making them susceptible to fraud and, therefore, a top priority for CBP enforcement efforts

Customs Bulletin and Decisions Vol. 52, No. 20, May 16, 2018
General Notices
- Revocation of Three Ruling Letters and Modification of One Ruling Letter, and Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Tariff Classification of Radio Remote Controllers for Video Game Consoles
- Proposed Revocation of One Ruling Letter and Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Tariff Classification of Taco Twin-Tees
- Proposed Revocation of One Ruling Letter and Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Tariff Classification of a Bluetooth Wireless Speaker from the Philippines
- Copyright, Trademark, and Trade Name Recordations
- Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
- Accreditation and Approval of Saybolt LP (St. Rose, LA) as a Commercial Gauger
- Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Gyrocompasses
Agency Information Collection Activities:
- Free Trade Agreements
- Certificate of Origin
U.S. Court of International Trade
- Slip Op. No. Jacobi Carbons AB and Jacobi Carbons, Inc., Plaintiffs, and Ningxia Huahui Activated Carbon Co., Ltd., et al., Plaintiff-Intervenors, v. United States, Defendant, and Calgon Carbon Corp. and Cabot Norit Am., Inc, Defendant-Intervenors
- Durum Gida Sanyi Ve Ticaret A.S., Plaintiff, v. United States, Defendant

International Trade Administration - Federal Register Notices

 • Notice of Scope Rulings: Scope rulings and anticircumvention determinations made between October 1, 2016, and December 31, 2016

 • Stainless Steel Bar From Brazil: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017

 • Certain Softwood Lumber Products From Canada: Partial Rescission of Expedited Review of the Countervailing Duty Order

 • Polytetrafluoroethylene Resin From India: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination

 • Honey From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017

 • Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Italy, the Republic of Korea, Spain, the Republic of Turkey, and the United Kingdom: Antidumping Duty Orders and Amended Final Affirmative Antidumping Duty Determinations for Spain and the Republic of Turkey

 • Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Italy and the Republic of Turkey: Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination for the Republic of Turkey and Countervailing Duty Orders for Italy and the Republic of Turkey

 • Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017

 • Polyester Staple Fiber From the Republic of Korea and Taiwan: Final Results of Changed Circumstances Reviews, and Revocation of Antidumping Duty Orders, in Part

 • Certain Activated Carbon From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2016-2017

 • Certain Steel Threaded Rod From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, in Part; 2016-2017

 • Magnesium Metal From the People's Republic of China: Final Determination of No Shipments; Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2017

 • Countervailing Duty Investigation of Laminated Woven Sacks From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Postponement of Preliminary Determination

 • Forged Steel Fittings From the People's Republic of China: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Postponement of Final Determination and Extension of Provisional Measures

 • Utility Scale Wind Towers From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited First Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order

 • Forged Steel Fittings From Taiwan: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value

 • Fresh Garlic From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Rescission of the New Shipper Review

 • Forged Steel Fittings From Italy: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Postponement of Final Determination and Extension of Provisional Measures

 • Certain Quartz Surface Products From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation

 • Certain Quartz Surface Products From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation

International Trade Commission - Federal Register Notices

 • Steel Wire Garment Hangers From Taiwan and Vietnam; Determination

 • Silicon Metal From China; Determination

 • Glycine From China, India, Japan, and Thailand; Determination

 • Steel Wheels From China; Determination

 • Certain Microperforated Packaging Containing Fresh Produce; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Motion To Terminate the Investigation as to Respondent Apio, Inc. Based On A Settlement and License Agreement; Termination of the Investigation in Its Entirety

 • Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Italy, Korea, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom; Determinations

 • Certain Non-Volatile Memory Devices and Products Containing the Same; Notice of Request for Statement on the Public Interest

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