Effective January 1, 2021 duty reductions under the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) expired.  Additionally, Congress has not indicated when it might consider a new MTB bill.  As a result of
Continue Reading Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Duty Reductions Have Expired Effective January 1, 2021. Renewal Date Uncertain

The U.S. International Trade Commission (“USITC”) announced on December 2, 2020 that it would begin monitoring imports of bell peppers and strawberries pursuant to Section 332 of the Tariff Act
Continue Reading USITC To Begin Monitoring Imports of Strawberries and Bell Peppers at USTR’s Request

In a November 3, 2020 letter, U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) Robert E. Lighthizer requested that the International Trade Commission (“ITC”) “monitor and investigate imports of strawberries and bell peppers” pursuant
Continue Reading USTR Requests That ITC Conduct Section 332 Investigation to “Monitor and Investigate” Imports of Strawberries and Bell Peppers

On July 8, 2020, Vallourec Star, LP (“Petitioner”), filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping duties on seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe (“SSLPP”) from
Continue Reading Petition Summary: Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe from the Czech Republic, the Republic of Korea, Russia, and Ukraine

Entering October Term 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court had never reviewed a Section 337 investigation.  However, some court-watchers thought that Comcast Corporation v. International Trade Commission might have the right
Continue Reading Supreme Court Declines Comcast’s Challenge to the ITC’s Jurisdiction, Thus Confirming the Broad Reach of Section 337