President Biden issued Executive Order (“EO”) 14017 titled “America’s Supply Chains” on February 24, 2021, ordering 100-day and 1-year reviews of certain critical supply chains.  On June 8, 2021, a
Continue Reading White House Issues Final Report on Supply Chain Risks and Considers Section 232 Investigation into Imports of Neodymium Magnets

The U.S. Court of International Trade (“CIT” or “the Court”) ruled in an opinion issued on April 5, 2021, that Proclamation 9980 subjecting steel and aluminum “derivatives” to 25 percent tariffs under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. § 1862) is invalid because of a failure to comply with statutory time limits.
Continue Reading CIT Declares Section 232 Steel Tariffs on “Derivatives” Under Proclamation 9980 Invalid and Contrary to Law

The U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) will not stay its order (Ct. No. 19-00009) instructing  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to refund importers’ Section 232 tariffs on steel
Continue Reading Court of International Trade Will Not Issue Stay To Delay Refund Payments to Importers in Section 232 Case Challenging Rate Increases on Steel Imports from Turkey

U.S. Supply ChainThe Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced the rescission of Section 232 tariffs on Canadian aluminum, retroactive to September 1, 2020.  The 10% tariff on non-alloyed, unwrought
Continue Reading USTR Rescinds 10% Tariff on Canadian Aluminum, Expecting Imports to “Normalize”

The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) issued a Federal Register notice on May 26, 2020, inviting comments from interested parties on BIS’s Section 232 national security
Continue Reading BIS Announces the Opportunity to Submit Comments on the Section 232 Investigation on Imports of Mobile Cranes

The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) issued a Federal Register Notice on May, 19, 2020, inviting comments from interested parties on its investigation regarding the potential
Continue Reading BIS Announces the Opportunity to Submit Comments in the Section 232 Investigation on Imports of Steel for Electrical Transformers