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  • Electronic Vessel Manifest Confidentiality August 26, 2019 Customs requires ship manifest data be public information. As a result, the names of importers and their corresponding suppliers along with details of their shipments has been available to the public via various tools. For years we have advised clients to use a poorly publicized process to remove their information from the public record. This process required the importer to write a letter requesting confidentiality ...
  • USTR Announces an Increase to Section 301 Tariffs August 26, 2019 The United States Trade Representative (USTR) released an announcement on August 23, 2019, regarding the China Section 301 investigation. President Trump has instructed the USTR to increase by 5% the tariffs on approximately $550 billion worth of Chinese imports. List 1, List 2, and List 3 of the tariff action ($250 billion worth of Chinese imports) will increase from 25% to 30% effective October 1. List ...
  • USTR Announces 10% Duties on List 4 August 13, 2019 The United States Trade Representative released an announcement on August 13, 2019, explaining the process for imposing the additional tariff of 10 percent on approximately $300 billion worth of Chinese imports. The notice states that certain items will be removed from the list based on health, safety, national security and other factors. Additionally, there will be a List 4A that will go into effect on September ...




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