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The modifications apply to goods entered or withdrawn for consumption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 July 10, 2024, Tungsten Parts Wyoming, Inc.  (“TPW”) (“Petitioners”), filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on imports from the People’s Republic of China (“China”).  TPW alleges that producers and exporters from China are selling merchandise at less-than-fair-value and are subsidized by the Chinese government.  If TPW successfully demonstrates that

In Husch Blackwell’s June 2024 Trade Law Update you’ll learn about the following updates in international trade and supply chain law:

  • An update on U.S. Department of Commerce decisions
  • U.S. International Trade Commission – Section 701/731 proceedings
  • Customs and Border Protection case summaries
  • Summary of decisions from the Court of International Trade

Should you have

Earlier this week, 159 trade associations representing key supply chain stakeholders sent a letter to the Biden administration and relevant congressional committees calling on the U.S. government to intervene in the stalled labor contract negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX). On June 10, the ILA issued a press release announcing its refusal to continue negotiations due to an outstanding dispute with a terminal operator involving one Gulf Coast port. The ILA has signaled its willingness to call for a coastwide strike if a new contract agreement is not reached prior to the expiration of the current contract, which covers roughly 45,000 dockworkers at seaports on the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts.

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

In Husch Blackwell’s May 2024 Trade Law Update you’ll learn

about the following updates in international trade and supply chain law:

  • An update on U.S. Department of Commerce decisions
  • U.S. International Trade Commission – Section 701/731 proceedings
  • Customs and Border Protection case summaries
  • Summary of decisions from the Court of International Trade

Should you have

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