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  • How to Prepare for Lunar (Chinese) New Year December 5, 2018 Lunar New Year will begin on February 5, 2019.  Lunar New Year is generally accompanied by ten days of silence from your suppliers, agents, and partners in China.  It is a major holiday in China, which is why communication declines so precipitously.  This time may cause challenges for importers worldwide doing business with China.   As factories work overtime to produce in preparation for their staff leaving ...
  • List 3 Section 301 Duties Will Not Raise to 25% December 3, 2018 On December 1, 2018, a statement released from the White House announced that President Trump has agreed that on January 1, 2019, he will leave tariffs on $200 billion worth of product from China at a 10% rate, and not raise it to 25%.  The President of the United States, Donald Trump, and President Xi Jinping of China, met with their most senior representatives in ...
  • Filing Product Exclusions on Imports of Steel or Aluminum November 14, 2018 The Department of Commerce (DOC) published the process to submit requests for duty exclusions of Imports of Steel and Aluminum under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962.    If an Importer of record receives an approved product exclusion from the DOC, they must provide the company’s name, address and importer of record number, and the associated product exclusion number to Customs & Border Protection ...




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