USMCA Passes in Senate

USMCA Passes in Senate

This afternoon, the Senate voted in favor of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by a margin of 89 to 10. With its passing in both the House and the Senate, the measure will now be sent to President Trump who is expected to sign it next week. This marks...
2020 Harmonized Tariff Schedule Released

2020 Harmonized Tariff Schedule Released

The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has released its 2020 Harmonized Tariff Schedule. According to the Change Record provided by the ITC, “a significant number of dutiable subheadings and/or their statistical reporting numbers previously...
New Section 301 Product Exclusions Announced

New Section 301 Product Exclusions Announced

In the January 6 edition of the Federal Register, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) issued a notice announcing a new set of product exclusions from List 3 of the Section 301 tariffs. The product exclusions announced in the notice will apply...
IMO 2020 ADVISORY

IMO 2020 ADVISORY

To recap the new standards, on Jan. 1, 2020, new emissions standards from the International Maritime Organization (IMO), designed to curb emissions produced by maritime shipping, will go into effect. The new standards will further limit the acceptable levels of sulfur...
President Trump Issues GSP Proclamation

President Trump Issues GSP Proclamation

On October 25, President Trump issued a Presidential Proclamation modifying “Duty-Free Treatment Under the Generalized System of Preferences and for Other Purposes.” In an Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) release dated the same, USTR...