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

Effective April 17, 2024, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) has amended its regulations implementing the Enforce and Protect Act of 2015 (“EAPA”), a statute granting increased authority to investigate allegations of evasion of antidumping and countervailing duty (“AD/CVD”) orders. The amendments were issued in a final rule of March 18, 2024, and they are

On July 26, 2023, the Forced Labor Enforcement Task Force (“FLETF”) issued the first annual update to its guidelines for enforcing the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevent Act (“UFLPA”) in a Report to Congress titled “2023 Updates to the Strategy to Prevent the Importation of Goods Mined, Produced, or Manufactured with Forced Labor in the People’s

This week, at the highly anticipated forced labor expo, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) unveiled its new Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) Statistics Dashboard aimed at providing transparency for UFLPA enforcement. The interactive dashboard was expected to be released on March 31st, but was unveiled ahead of time on CBP’s website at

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is expected to deploy the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) regional alert and postal code requirement this Friday, March 18, 2023.

According to CBP, the goal of the new measures is to provide an early notification to importers and their representatives that goods may have been produced in

On February 23, 2023, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) released new guidance for importers seeking admissibility of goods under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (“UFLPA”). The three guidance documents include an updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), best practices for applicability reviews, and tips on submitting executive summaries and documentation when under an applicability

Recent reports indicate that aluminum is now being targeted for actions against forced labor under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (“UFLPA”). Though U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) has yet to officially announce aluminum as a targeted product under UFLPA, reports indicate that enforcement efforts against aluminum began as early as December 2022 –