International Trade & Supply Chain

On July 10, 2024, the Biden Administration announced tariff increases on imports of aluminum  and steel products. The tariff increases are the latest measure to combat the circumvention of Section 301 duties imposed against Chinese origin products by shipping the products through third countries.

The modifications apply to goods entered or withdrawn for consumption

On June 20, 2024, Webb Wheel Products, Inc. (“Webb” or “Petitioner”), filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on U.S. imports of Certain Brake Drums from the People’s Republic of China and Turkey.

SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION

The following language describes the imported merchandise from China and Turkey that is within

On June 5, 2024, Solvay USA LLC (“Petitioner”), filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on U.S. imports of Vanillin from the People’s Republic of China.

SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION

The following language describes the imported merchandise from China that is within the scope of this Petition:

The merchandise covered by

On May 30, 2024, Electrolux Consumer Products, Inc. (“Electrolux”) (“Petitioners”), filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping duties on imports from the Kingdom of Thailand (“Thailand”). Electrolux alleges that producers and exporters from Thailand are selling merchandise at less-than-fair-value. If Electrolux successfully demonstrates that unfairly priced imports are causing material injury to the domestic

On May 24, 2024, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that 249 products that were eligible for exclusions from 2018 will no longer be eligible for these exclusions, effective June 14, 2024.  The original expiration date was May 31, 2024, but USTR granted a grace period in order for U.S. importers to adjust their sourcing

On May 22, 2024, the U.S. Trade Representative released a draft Federal Register notice containing the list of imported goods for which it proposes to increase Section 301 duty rates.  USTR also announced that it was considering an exclusion process by which U.S. manufacturers may request that “particular machinery used in domestic manufacturing be temporarily

On May 16, 2024, the Department of Homeland Security announced that it is adding twenty-six entities to the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (“UFLPA”) Entity List, the consolidated register of four lists required by section 2(d)(2)(B)(ii) of the UFLPA. The UFLPA and its Entity List are explained in more detail in a prior post. DHS

On May 16, 2024, the Aluminum Foil Container Manufacturers Association (“AFCMA”) and the following individual member companies – Durable Packaging International, D&W Fine Pack, LLC, Handi-foil Corp., Penny Plate, LLC, Reynolds Consumer Products, LLC, Shah Foil Products, Inc., Smart USA, Inc., Trinidad/Benham Corp. (collectively “Petitioners”), filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing

As previewed over the course of the last month, the Biden Administration has announced that intends to increase Section 301 tariff rates for a host of products, including critical minerals used in battery production, and solar cells and modules. Today’s announcement comes in the context of the U.S. Trade Representative completing its four-year review of

On May 1, 2024, the U.S. Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) announced affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping investigation of aluminum extrusions from the People’s Republic of China, Colombia, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Italy, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Taiwan, Thailand, the Republic of Türkiye, the United Arab Emirates, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Commerce