Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Hong Kong Marking Transition Period Extended In CSMS 43729326 dated August 21, 2020, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) informed the trade that the transition period for importers to comply with the new marking requirements for the importation of Hong Kong goods has been extended for […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer | Port of Montreal Strike Update

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Port of Montreal Returns to Work after 12-Day Strike After a 12-day strike, the Longshoremen Union CUPE Local 375 and the Montreal Checkers’ Union at the Port of Montreal have returned to work. A deal was reached on Friday, laying out a seven-month plan to continue […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Hong Kong Goods Not Subject to Chinese Tariffs, Confirms CBP In frequently asked questions (FAQ) published on August 12, US Customs and Border Protection confirmed that the recent marking changes for Hong Kong goods will not subject the goods to Chinese tariffs. The FAQ responds to […]

Trade Update from A.N. Deringer | Port of Montreal Strike

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Indefinite Strike Planned at the Port of Montreal Starting August 10  The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 375, representing longshoremen at the Port of Montreal, has provided a 72-hour general strike notice to management. The strike is scheduled to start on Monday, August 10, […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer | Aluminum Tariffs

The following is provide by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Section 232 Duties to be Imposed on Non-alloyed Unwrought Aluminum from Canada Effective August 16, 2020, the US will impose Section 232 duties on imports of non-alloyed unwrought aluminum from Canada.  A Presidential Proclamation published yesterday stated, “it is necessary and appropriate to re-impose the 10 […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Port of Montreal Prepares for Another Strike The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 375 has planned a 72-hour strike at the Termont terminals at the Port of Montreal. The strike is planned for August 3, at 7:00 am, through August 7, at 6:59 am. […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Hong Kong’s Special Trade Status Ended On July 14, 2020, an executive order from President Trump ended Hong Kong’s special trade status stating the “Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong (Hong Kong) is no longer sufficiently autonomous to justify differential treatment in relation to the People’s Republic of […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: USTR Issues More Section 301 Exclusions, Other Exclusions Expire The US Trade Representative (USTR) has provided the “unpublished” announcement of another round of product exclusions from Chinese goods subject to the Section 301 tariffs found on List 4. Meanwhile, many Section 301 exclusions from List 1 […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer:   US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Goes into Effect; Final Implementing Instructions Released Effective today, July 1st, NAFTA terminates, and the USMCA enters into force. The Final Implementing Instructions for USMCA (aka CUSMA) were released yesterday. The Background section states: “CBP understands that the trade may need time […]

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, […]