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.
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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
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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

On Monday May 4, 2020, the Department of Commerce issued a news release announcing the start of a Section 232 investigation on imports of “Laminations and Wound Cores for Incorporation
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