On July 9, 2020, List Industries Inc., Lyon LLC, Penco Products Inc., and Tennsco LLC (“Petitioners”), filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on certain metal lockers and parts thereof from China.

SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION

The scope of this investigation covers certain metal lockers, with or without doors, and parts

The United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) issued new product exclusions pertaining to the Section 301 List 4A tariffs.  The current tariff is 7.5%.  The new exclusions include 61 specific product descriptions that together cover 86 separate exclusion requests.  The full list of excluded products is available here.  According to the USTR, the product exclusions

U.S. Supply Chain

On July 1, 2020, Commerce announced in the Federal Register the opportunity to request an annual administrative review for products that are currently subject to antidumping and countervailing duties.

The products and countries that have July anniversary months are the following:

  • Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts from Belgium, Colombia, and Thailand
  • Fine Denier Polyester

On June 26, 2020, Bedford Industries, Inc. (“Petitioner”), filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on twist ties from the People’s Republic of China.

SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION

The merchandise covered by these investigations consists of twist ties, which are thin, bendable ties for closing containers, such as bags, bundle

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) published a notice in the Federal Register announcing a rule change effective June 18, 2020, which amends the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) to allow for the release of certain technology to Huawei Technologies, Co., Ltd. and 114 of its non-U.S. affiliates designated on the

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) recently announced the addition of 32 Chinese companies and 1 Chinese government agency to the Entity List, citing connections to items for military end-use and human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in the Xinjiang region. The addition of these Chinese entities to the Entity

On May 12, 2020, the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) announced its affirmative final determination in the CVD investigation of imports of certain glass containers from China.  See the fact sheet for a summary of the final cash deposit rates and margins.

Commerce calculated and assigned subsidy rates of 27.10% and 25.46% to mandatory respondents Guangdong

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost every aspect of law and public policy, and trade has certainly been no exception.  Given that the supply chains for many critical medical supplies and forms of personal protective equipment (“PPE”) run through China, it was inevitable that this impact would affect the Section 301 investigation of

On March 31, 2020, the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) announced its affirmative final determinations in the antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of ceramic tile from China.  See the fact sheet for a summary of the final cash deposit rates and margins.

In the AD investigation, Commerce calculated cash deposit rates of

On March 27, 2020, Petitioner Worthington Industries filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of Certain Non-Refillable Steel Cylinders from the People’s Republic of China.

SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION

The scope of the imported merchandise that the Petitioner intends to cover in this investigation is as follows:

The