Various U.S. News

Modernizing NAFTA to be a 21st Century Trade Agreement – United States-Mexico Trade Fact Sheet. The United States and Mexico have reached a preliminary agreement in principle, subject to finalization and implementation, to update the 24-year-old NAFTA. Also see: Rebalancing to Support Manufacturing and Strengthening for Agriculture

Departmenrt of Commerce Preliminarily Finds Dumping of Imports of Cast Iron Soil Pipe from China (PDF). As a result of the preliminary affirmative determination, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to require cash deposits based on preliminary rates

Departmenrt of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminarily Determination in the CVD Investigation of Imports of Certain Steel Wheels from  China (PDF). Commerce will instruct CBP to collect cash deposits from importers of certain steel wheels from China based on preliminary rates

USITC Makes Determinations in Five-Year Reviews Concerning Stainless Steel Bar from Brazil, India, Japan, and Spain. The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) determined that revoking the antidumping duty order on imports from India would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury, but revoking the orders on imports of this product from Brazil, Japan, and Spain would not be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury.

USDA Announces Details of Assistance for Farmers Impacted by Unjustified Retaliation. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will authorize up to $12 billion in assistance programs

Dairy Tariff-rate Quota Import Licensing – Program Information – Application Period for 2019 Licenses and Surrender and Reallocation Period for 2018 Licenses

Wildfires force Goat Haunt Port of Entry to close. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations announces the seasonal Port of Goat Haunt will be closed for an unknown duration due to nearby wildfires

UPDATE: Section 301 Trade Remedies Assessed on Certain Products from China; Additional List of Products Subject to Section 301 Remedy (CSMS #18-000493 )

UPDATE: Section 301 Trade Remedies Assessed on China; Drawback Claims (CSMS #18-000498)

Customs Bulletin and Decisions Vol. 52, No. 34, August 22, 2018
General Notices
– Dates and Draft Agenda of the Sixty-Second Session of the Harmonized System Committee of the World Customs Organization
Agency Information Collection Activities
– Biometric Identity
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
– The Gerson Company, Plaintiff-appellant v. United States, Defendant-appellee Affirmed
U.S. Court of International Trade
– United States, Plaintiff, v. Mariola International Company, Defendant
– Atkore Steel Components, Inc., Plaintiff, v. United States, Defendant
– DAK Americas LLC and Auriga Polymers Inc., Plaintiffs, v. UnitedStates,Defendant
– Aluminum Extrusions Fair Trade Committee, Plaintiff, v. United States, Defendant, and Innovative Outdoor Solutions, Inc.,Defendant-Intervenor

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