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CHINA TARIFFS: LIST 3 EXCLUSIONS RELEASED MAY 28

On Thursday, May 28, 2020, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) office released a new list of product exclusions to the Section 301 List 3 products currently subject to a 25% tariff in the Federal Register Notice 85 No. 103 32094.

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NEW ELECTRONIC VESSEL MANIFEST CONFIDENTIALITY ONLINE APPLICATION LAUNCHES ON MAY 22

On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced in CSMS Message 42747527 the deployment of the new Electronic Vessel Manifest Confidentiality online application effective Friday, May 22, 2020. The enhancement will enable ocean carriers, importers, exporters, and consignees to manage their own confidentiality requests electronically on the CBP.gov webpage.

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CHINA TARIFFS: FOURTH SET OF LIST 4A EXCLUSIONS ANNOUNCED

On Wednesday, May 13, 2020, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) office released its third list of product exclusions to the Section 301 List 4A products currently subject to a 7.5% tariff in the Federal Register Notice 85 No. 93 FR 28693.

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COVID-19 IMPACT ON SHIPPING INDUSTRY

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact all aspects of our industry, including warehouse handling for air and LCL shipments. Numerous terminals are reporting increases in terminal handling fees.

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CHINA TARIFFS: LIST 3 EXCLUSIONS RELEASED MAY 8

On Friday, May 8, 2020, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) office released a new list of product exclusions to the Section 301 List 3 products currently subject to a 25% tariff in the Federal Register Notice 85 No. 90 27489.

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CHINA TARIFFS: EXTENSIONS BEING CONSIDERED FOR LIST 3 TARIFF EXCLUSIONS

On May 1, 2020, the United States Trade Representative announced that they are considering a possible extension for up to 12 months for exclusions granted under the initial 11 List 3 product exclusion notices posted through March 26, 2020.  The extension would apply to almost all exclusions issued for the $200 Billion List 3 products currently subject to a 25% tariff.

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USMCA TO ENTER INTO FORCE JULY 1, 2020

On Friday, April 24, 2020, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer notified Congress that the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will enter into force on July 1, 2020.

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CHINA TARIFFS: LIST 3 EXCLUSIONS RELEASED APRIL 24

On Friday, April 24, 2020, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) office released a new list of product exclusions to the Section 301 List 3 products currently subject to a 25% tariff in the Federal Register Notice 85 No. 80 23122.

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USMCA: CBP ESTABLISHES U.S.-MEXICO-CANADA AGREEMENT INTERIM IMPLEMENTATION INSTRUCTIONS

On Monday, April 20, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released Cargo System Messaging Service (CSMS) 42429822 announcing the “Interim Implementation Instructions” for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). 

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90-Day Hardship Postponement of Duties, Taxes and Fees for U.S. Importers

On Monday, April 20, 2020, the Secretary of the Treasury and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced in Cargo Systems Messaging Service 42423171 that they would be postponing for 90 calendar days the payment of duties, taxes and fees for importers experiencing a significant financial hardship due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and that meet the specific guidelines below.

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