Sanders Brokerage is closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Our offices will be closed for the US Thanksgiving holiday and will reopen tomorrow, Friday November 29th, at our regular time. We will have limited personnel coming in from time to time to take care of urgent shipments that are arriving today; however, all new business will be conducted upon our return tomorrow. If you have an urgent matter, then please contact us at orders@sandersbrokerage.us, or you can reach our on-call representative at 360-332-1778 option 7. Thank you for the opportunity to... Read More

NEW PRODUCT EXCLUSIONS FOR THE CHINA TARIFFS TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE FEDERAL REGISTER ON 11/29/2019

Hello everyone! On Friday (11/29/2019) there will be posted in the Federal Register three new sets of product exclusions for the 301-China Tariffs. The link is below. It will be to your benefit to look through these documents to see if any of your products of Chinese origin that you import are described in any of the lists. If you believe you found some, and would like help in determining this, then please contact us here at 360-332-1778 or by email to orders@sandersbrokerage.us for assistance.... Read More

US Customs bills sent out in error on 10/28/2019

It has just come to our attention that duty monies that appeared on ACH Statements for final payment on 10/23/2019 were not processed by US Customs due to a fault in their computer systems. The payments were made on 10/29/2019, but not before Customs sent out bills for duty increases to affected Importers on 10/28/2019. Customs has since recognized the issue and is working toward rectifying the problem by voided the bills that were issued erroneously. If you have received a bill that you believe... Read More

NEW PRODUCT EXCLUSIONS FOR THE CHINA TARIFFS TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE FEDERAL REGISTER ON 11/13/2019

Hello everyone! On Wednesday (11/132019) there will be posted in the Federal Register three new sets of product exclusions for the 301-China Tariffs. The links are below. It will be to your benefit to look through these documents to see if any of your products of Chinese origin that you import are described in any of the lists. If you believe you found some, and would like help in determining this, then please contact us here at 360-332-1778 or by email to orders@sandersbrokerage.us for assistance.... Read More

New Product Exclusions for the China Tariffs to be published in the Federal Register on 10/28/2019

Hello everyone! On Monday (10/28/2019) there will be posted in the Federal Register three new sets of product exclusions for the 301-China Tariffs. The links are below. It will be to your benefit to look through these documents to see if any of your products of Chinese origin that you import are described in any of the lists. If you believe you found some, and would like help in determining this, then please contact us here at 360-332-1778 or by email to orders@sandersbrokerage.us for assistance.... Read More

China Tariff increase cancelled……. for now

On Friday 10/11/19 it was announced by the White House that the planned increased tariff, going from 25% to 30%, on $250 billion dollars worth of Chinese goods that was scheduled for tomorrow, 10/15/19, has been cancelled due to appreciable progress in trade talks in the days previous. However, an agreement has yet to be signed and it’s acknowledged that there is still a lot of work to be done. At this time, the scheduled increase on 12/15 is till happening. Please check back for further updates... Read More

New 301 Trade Action against the EU Effective 10/18/2019

The US Trade Representative (USTR) announced that, effective at 12:01 a.m. EDT on Friday 10/18/2019, there will be additional duties levied against products of certain member States of the EU. This comes after a determination by the US Trade Representative that, “…the European Union (EU) and certain member States have denied U.S. rights under the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement and have failed to implement WTO Dispute Settlement Body recommendations concerning certain subsidies... Read More

New product exclusions for the 301-China Tariffs to be published tomorrow, 10/2/2019

Hello everyone! Tomorrow (10/02/2019) there will be posted in the Federal Register three new sets of product exclusions for the 301-China Tariffs. The links are below. It will be to your benefit to look through these documents to see if any of your products of Chinese origin that you import are described in any of the lists. If you believe you found some, and would like help in determining this, then please contact us here at 360-332-1778 or by email to orders@sandersbrokerage.us for assistance.... Read More

China Tariff increase postponed

On Wednesday 9/11/2019 it was announced to the press that President Trump is postponing the increase in the China Tariffs from 25% to 30% by two weeks. The increase was slated to go into effect on Tuesday 10/1/2019, but is now scheduled for scheduled for Tuesday 10/15/2019. US and Chinese officials will meet to discuss trade early in October.  Read More

Lists of Exclusions to the China Tariffs

Hello. Since December 2018 there have been several lists of items that have been granted exclusion to the China Tariffs by the US Trade Representative’s Office (USTR). They are listed below and it will be to your benefit to take the time to examine them to see if any of your products appear. In some cases, just the HS code appears. In those cases, you can interpret this to mean all products that fall within that tariff number are excluded. In most cases you will find a description followed... Read More