Fabricated Structural Steel – ADD & CVD Canada, Mexico & China

Following is a posting published today by CBP via the U.S. Trade Representatives: On February 25, 2019, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) initiated its less-than-fair-value and countervailing duty investigations on ?Certain Fabricated Structural Steel from Canada, Mexico, and the People?s Republic of China (China)? (Initiation Notices). These investigations have been assigned the following case numbers: A-122-864 and C-122-865 (Canada); A-201-850 and C-201-851 (Mexico); and A-570-102... Read More

Continuous Bond Insufficiency – Due to SECTION 232/301 TARIFFS

If you receive a formal notice from U.S. Customs (CBP) advising you of a situation that your existing bond is insufficient it is absolutely imperative that you contact our office immediately!  What must happen is that your existing Customs bond must be terminated and replaced with a new continuous bond for new greater amount.  Please remember that it takes 2 – 3 weeks for CBP to accept a bond “TERMINATION AND REPLACEMENT”.  So should you fail to provide timely remedy to the situation... Read More

Sinks made in China – Anti-Dumping Duty

Customs and the International Trade Commission has reported their preliminary finding on Anti-Dumping duties on Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks made in China.  Preliminary Anti-Dumping duty rates appear to range from 53% to 74% of the value.  The date of the Preliminary finds appears to be Oct 4th, 2012.  Again the sinks are drawn stainless steel sinks finished or unfinished with or without faucets, mounting clips, fasteners, seals, and sound-deadening pads.  For further information on the complete... Read More