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On March 22, 2024, the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) released its anticipated new final countervailing duty regulations authorizing the agency to investigate subsidies provided by third country governments to manufacturers

Continue Reading Commerce Issues New Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Regulations

    

On March 28, 2024, CC Metals and Alloys, LLC (“CCMA”) and Ferroglobe USA, Inc.(“Ferroglobe”) (“Petitioners”), filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on ferrosilicon from

Continue Reading Petition Summary: Ferrosilicon from Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Malaysia, and the Russian Federation

On February 23, 2024, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) issued a Final Rule intended to add clarity to invoicing requirements outlined in the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA 2022). In particular, the Final Rule provides minimum information for demurrage and detention (D&D) invoices and procedures for disputing charges. D&D invoices have created a host of issues for importers and shippers throughout the economy, especially as they relate to the lack of information provided on the invoices.Continue Reading What Do Importers and Shippers Need to Know about the FMC’s New Rule on D&D Invoices?

On February 14, 2024, the Cornerstone Chemical Company (the “Cornerstone” or “Petitioner”), filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping duties on imports from Germany, India, Japan, the Netherlands, Qatar

Continue Reading Petition Summary: Melamine from Germany, India, Japan, The Netherlands, Qatar, and Trinidad and Tobago
Washington D.C., USA - March 1, 2020: Sign of U.S. Customs and Border Protection on the building in Washington D.C., USA, the largest federal law enforcement agency.

A recent ruling analyzed whether certain functions performed in preparation for filing an entry with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) arise to the level of “Customs Business” that must

Continue Reading CBP Further Defines Customs Business in New Ruling

On December 8, 2023, Senators Bill Cassidy and Sheldon Whitehouse introduced a new version of the Customs Modernization bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930. The new proposal comes

Continue Reading Customs Modernization Bill Addresses Trade Reform

On October 25, 2023, the American Shrimp Processors Association (“ASPA” or “Petitioner”) filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping duties on frozen warmwater shrimp from Ecuador and Indonesia as

Continue Reading Petition Summary: Imports of Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Ecuador, India, Indonesia, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

On October 4, 2023, U.S. Aluminum Extruders Coalition (“the Coalition”) and the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union (“United Steelworkers” or

Continue Reading Petition Summary: Aluminum Extrusions from Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, the People’s Republic of China, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam