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  • Deadline for Filing GSP Retroactive Duty Refund Request – September 19, 201… September 11, 2018 The following is a U.S. Customs & Border Protection message (CSMS #18-000505) we are forwarding to you as a courtesy. On Friday, March 23, 2018, the President signed into law H.R.1625 (Public Law 115-141), the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018,” which reauthorized the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program for goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption, from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2020. The ...
  • Summary Information on U.S. Tariffs- Section 301 September 5, 2018 Section 301 A Section 301 investigation concluded that China’s acts, policies, and practices regarding intellectual property, technology transfer and innovation are discriminatory and unreasonable. Section 301 Investigation The findings from the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) investigation resulted in a 25% additional tariff on goods imported from China (List 1). Currently, there is an additional ad valorem duty of 25% for List 1 and List 2 in effect, ...
  • United States – Mexico Trade Agreement August 28, 2018 The United States and Mexico agreed Monday to a revision of portions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) after a year of negotiations.  President Trump announced that the countries would be entering into a new trade deal called the United States-Mexico trade agreement.  The President claimed the NAFTA name  “has a bad connotation.” President Trump said he will terminate NAFTA and sign a new ...




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