Pursuant to the introduction of CAROTAR, 2020, there were several difficulties that were being faced by legitimate importers resulting in delay or denial of preferential duty benefits available under Free Trade Agreements.
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Do you trade in derivative aluminum and steel products? Do your imports include stranded wire, nails, tacks, and bumper stampings? If so, you have been paying Section 232 duties in the amount of 10% (aluminum) or 25% (steel) for the last few years, and need to pay attention to what is happening at the Court of International Trade regarding former President Trump’s Proclamation 9980.
My sense of time has been a little off lately, and I don’t think I’m the only one. In some moments, it seems that I have been confined to my little New England house outside of Boston for an eternity, reliving Groundhog Day over and over.
This week we feature The Expeditors Podcast with host Chris Parker. The podcast shares observations, perspectives, and discussions on front-of-mind topics impacting the logistics and freight-forwarding industry through the lens of Expeditors, a global logistics provider. Expeditors generates highly optimized and customized supply chain solutions for their clients with unified technology systems integrated through a global network of 357 locations in 60+ countries on six continents.