Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer. USTR Grants 16 Extensions for Section 301 List One Exclusions, Set to Expire June 4 The US Trade Representative (USTR) has extended sixteen exclusions from list one of the Section 301 tariffs imposed on Chinese imports. The exclusions, which were set to expire on June 4, […]

US Commerce Seeks Input on Section 232 Transformer Investigation

On May 19, the US Commerce Department Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published a notice in the Federal Register (click here) soliciting public comment on the Section 232 investigation recently launched (click here for more) into possible national security risks associated with the importation of laminations for stacked cores for incorporation into transformers, stacked and wound cores for incorporation […]

Extension of Travel Restrictions for Canada and Mexico

The Department of Homeland Security has announced that the temporary travel restrictions between the United States and Canada and the United States and Mexico will be extended to June 22, 2020. Click here for the announcement for Canada. Click here for the announcement for Mexico.

Roundup of Updates and Resources from the IRS

Complying with New USMCA Trade Agreement Announcement 2020-06 (click here) provides the Treasury Department and IRS view on how to interpret references in US income tax treaties to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) once it is replaced by the Agreement between the United States Canada and Mexico (the USMCA).  The announcement provides that […]

Mexico Outlines Plans for Manufacturing Reopening

International supply chain issues have been critical for manufacturers and related businesses during the COVID-19 crisis just as domestic supply chain issues have been.  One area of particular concern has been guidelines for critical manufacturing and reopening of other manufacturing in Mexico.  Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has announced that Mexico will lift restrictions […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided courtesy of AIV member A.N. Deringer: USTR Publishes Section 301 Exclusions, Amendments to Exclusion Over the past week, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) announced new product exclusions and exclusion amendments for the Section 301 tariffs on imports from China. Product exclusions were published for Lists 3 and 4, […]

US Commerce Department Announces New Export Controls for China, Russia, Venezuela 

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the Department of Commerce has published the final new rule amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) addressing exports of dual-use technology to China, Russia, and Venezuela. Click here for the new rule. Click here for a Department statement. Rule changes include: Expansion of Military End Use/User Controls […]

Trade Update from A.N. Deringer | Webinar Series

The following is provided courtesy of AIV member A.N. Deringer:   Deringer is hosting a complimentary, four-part webinar series presented by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). This webinar series will provide a comprehensive understanding of CTPAT’s minimum security criteria changes, the new trade compliance component, and what you can expect next. Each webisode is […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided courtesy of AIV member A.N. Deringer: CBP, FDA, & FEMA Provide Guidance Regarding Import/Export of COVID-19 Related Goods The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published a Federal Register notice on April 21, 2020, defining exemptions to the temporary rule allowing FEMA to reallocate certain PPE and COVID-19 related goods intended for export. Additionally, […]