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Aug
14
2019
Industry-Wide News

The United States Trade Representative has announced the phased-in implementation of the additional 10% duty.  Initially, all list 4 items would start paying this duty on Sept. 1, 2019.    It has now been broken down to two lists, 4A and 4B.  List 4A goes into effect on Sept 1, 2019, and list 4B goes into effect Dec. 15, 2019.   
 
Please see attached lists for your reference.  Some items in the health, safety, and national security industries were taken off list 4 completely.  List 4B items include cell phones, laptops, video games , certain toys, computer monitors, and some items of footwear and clothing.
 
Once this is published in the Federal Register, we will provide details.
 
Please let us know if you have any questions at compliance.clx@rljones.com

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Aug
9
2019
Industry-Wide News

On August 7, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published Federal Register (FR) Notice 84 FR 38717 announcing the decision to grant the eighth round of certain exclusion requests from the 10 percent duty, and later amended to 25 percent duty, assessed under the Section 301 investigation related to goods from China ($200B Action - Tranche 3).  The product exclusions announced in this notice will apply as of the September 24, 2018 effective date, and will extend for one year after the publication of this notice.

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Aug
1
2019
Industry-Wide News

Dear Friends and Customers,

President Trump has announced that beginning Sept. 1 he will impose a 10 percent additional tariff on virtually all of the remaining $300 billion worth of goods imported from China that are not already subject to Section 301 tariffs (List 4 goods).

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Jul
31
2019
Industry-Wide News

Dear Customers and friends,

The following bulletin is to inform you that import alert # 99-41 has been published on 07-31-2019 stating that an importer may be added to the Red List of such import alert because it appears that such importer is not in compliance with FSVP requirements for one or more foods.
 
For more information regarding this import alert please refer to the below link
See complete Import Alert # 99-41

 

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Jul
12
2019
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