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President Trump made an announcement of re-imposing an additional 10 percent tariff on non-alloyed unwrought aluminum articles from Canada. The additional duty is effective for subject goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after 12:01 am EDT on Aug. 16. Any imports of such goods that were admitted into a U.S. foreign-trade zone under privileged foreign status prior to the effective date will be subject to the 10 percent tariff upon entry for consumption after that date.
CBP has issued a notice that goods produced in Hong Kong will need to be marked as a product of China effective September 25, 2020. The marking notice is a result of the July 14th Executive order that resulted in a policy change that requires Hong Kong to be treated as China. CBP is allowing a 45-day transition period for implementation.
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative released an updated list of goods from the European Union to be subject to Section 301 tariffs as part of the dispute settlement at the World Trade Organization over Airbus subsidies. The changes are applicable for products entered for consumption or withdrawn from a warehouse on or after 12:01 am on September 1, 2020.
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has announced that 266 products on the List 3 of Section 301 exclusion list will continue to be excluded through December 31, 2020. Additionally, there are 700 other products that were on that list and expired August 7, 2020.
The new AD/CVD Public Message Site will be deployed and available for use on August 21, 2020. It will provide a modernized AD/CVD site on the ACE Secure Data Portal using the current URL. Additionally, it will highlight features that include enhanced advanced search capabilities, a simplified data flow, and improved data presentation.
To access the new site, click HERE!
Are there questions about what is subject to China tariffs for products from Hong Kong since the new rule has been published? CBP has provided a list of frequently asked questions available on their website. To see the list of questions and answers, click HERE!
TSA collected $926,030.44 in unclaimed money that passengers left behind at airport security checkpoints during Fiscal Year 2019, including $18,899.09 in foreign currency.
The money consisted of loose change and paper currency that passengers removed from their pockets and left behind in a bin during the security screening process at TSA checkpoints.
The amount found during FY19, which ended September 30, 2019, marked a decrease in the amount of unclaimed money collected in FY18 when $960,105.49 was left behind. When passengers approach the checkpoint, all items from pockets must be removed, including wallets and loose change. TSA recommends that travelers place those items directly into their carry-on bags so that they will not accidentally leave anything behind in a bin.
The top five airports where passengers have left the most money behind were:
To read the full article…. Click HERE! Be sure that you have all your belongings the next time!
Date: October 1-4, 2020
This conference offers opportunity to meet people in the global logistics industry. It will consist of panels, roundtable discussions and town hall meetings on relevant topics to keep you informed on the latest industry issues and trends.
Complying with U.S. Export Controls
Date: October 20-23, 2020
This two-day virtual program is led by BIS's professional counseling staff and provides an in-depth examination of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The program will cover the information exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements on commercial goods.