India to Be Removed from the Generalized System of Preferences as of June 5th

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On May 31, 2019, President Trump issued a Proclamation “To Modify the List of Beneficiary Developing Countries under the Trade Act of 1974” that will effectively remove India as a beneficiary developing country from the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) as of June 5th.  The GSP is a unilateral preferential trade program that was enacted […]

Trump-Xi Jinping Working Dinner at the G-20 Summit Leads to Significant Developments Involving the Section 301 Tariffs and Other Key Trade Issues Involving China

Trump-Xi Jinping Working Dinner at the G-20 Summit Leads to Significant Developments Involving the Section 301 Tariffs and Other Key Trade Issues Involving China

The Trump Administration announced a significant development in the imposition of Section 301 tariffs on more than $200 billion worth of Chinese-origin goods imported into the United States, as well as proposed new trade and the stemming of the flow of Fentanyl into the United States from China. Affected companies should continue monitoring the situation […]

USTR Publishes Specific Exclusion Request Process for the List 2 Tariffs against China

USTR Publishes Specific Exclusion Request Process for the List 2 Tariffs against China

[September 18, 2018] Earlier today, the USTR published a Notice and Request for Comments in the Federal Register with respect to the product specific exclusion request process for the Section 301 tariffs that went into effect on August 23, 2018. Interested persons may submit exclusion requests to the USTR until December 18, 2018. Per the […]

Upcoming ECTI Webinar on September 12th: Understanding the Tariff Wars

Date/Time: September 12, 2018, 1:00-2:30pm EDT May You Live in Interesting Times. Page through any history book and you will find that the most intriguing and compelling eras were those filled with turmoil, confusion, and uncertainty. But the people living back then, like many of today’s importers, manufacturers, and retailers, would most certainly have traded those […]