Here We Go Again With Some Good News

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On August 6, 2020, the U.S. government announced a 10% tariff on aluminum that originates in Canada. The explanation for which was that aluminum is a security threat to the United States.

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Topics: Canada, United States

Here We Go Again - New Tariffs on Canadian Aluminum

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On August 16, 2020 the U.S. government imposed a 10% tariff on aluminum that originates in Canada.

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Topics: Canada, United States

New U.S. Origin Marking Requirements for Hong Kong Manufactured Goods

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The U.S. Government released a Federal Register Notice (“Notice”) on August 11th, 2020 clarifying the changes to origin marking requirements of Hong Kong manufactured goods.

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Topics: United States, Hong Kong

Why is Classification in the Aerospace Industry so Difficult?

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What if I told you classifying an airplane was like classifying the parts of the human body. Don’t worry, you don’t have to be an anatomist to be able to classify an airplane, but the intricacies do draw some parallels. The human body is made up of organs, tissue, muscles, bones, tendons, etc., whereas an airplane is made up of panels, motors, computers, seats, bolts and screws, and thousands of other parts.

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Topics: Classification, Tradewin

US Section 301 Duty Recovery via Liquidation Extension

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Importers seeking refunds of section 301 duties for exclusions that were issued after the subject entries have liquidated and after the protest period has expired may have difficulties in recovering those duties through any existing post-entry mechanism. One importer has even filed a suit at the Court of International Trade to compel CBP to reliquidate such entries so that they can benefit from the exclusions, but the result of that case is unknown at this time.

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Topics: Duty Drawback, Section 301