By: Devin Sefton, Senior Associate Attorney, Braumiller Law Group The ever-shifting sands of U.S. sanctions and export controls can make it challenging to know the current
By: Brandon French, Associate Attorney, BLG The new 2022 Harmonized System (HS) nomenclature has been accepted by all parties at the Harmonized System Convention. The HS
By: Bob Brewer, Braumiller Law Group & Brad Menard, VP of Braumiller Consulting Group It’s a fact of life in international trade, many shipments, on a daily
By: Joaquin Pampin-Galan, U.S. Customs and International Trade Paralegal/Spain Attorney, Braumiller Law Group Free Trade Zones (“FTZ”) are being introduced into the United Kingdom (“UK”) as
Attorney Sarah Wirskye, Wirskye Law Firm, BLG Alliance In United States v. Nora, 18-31078 (5th Cir. Feb. 24, 2021), the Fifth Circuit reversed a conviction and 40-month
By Brandon French, Associate Attorney, BLG On March 18, 2021, the Vice President, Kamala Harris, appointed Katherine Tai as the United States Trade Representative (USTR).
Originally published in the June 2020 issue of the Global Trade and Customs Journal. Read the entire article here.
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What is a Digital Services Tax (DST)? A DST is a tax on revenue a company generates from digital services provided to customers in different countries. The services include advertising, data transfer and online selling.
On November 15, 2020, after 8 years of negotiations, one of the largest Free Trade Agreements in the world was signed. It is the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
A March 1st decision out of the CIT has caused a stir in the global trade industry because of the CIT opinion’s apparent uncertainty of the applicability of the “first sale” rule in transactions with non-market economy manufacturers and the broader implications of that uncertainty.
One would think, if from another planet, or part of the world that is sheltered completely from global information on economies, that a crisis like a worldwide pandemic could bring two superpowers together in battle to fight a common enemy.
Exporting to Russia is already a challenge. There are OFAC sanctions arising out of the Ukraine/Crimea situation, Military End User controls, and the usual export licensing requirements.
On December 24, 2020, the United Kingdom (“UK”) and the European Union (“EU”) concluded the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (“TCA”) which came into force on January 1, 2021. While the UK was in the EU, trade between the two blocs was governed by the EU’s Single Market and Customs Union rules
Currently there are close to 400 active antidumping cases involving nearly 40 countries. The cases cover a wide range of products including steel commodity products and steel articles (number one category), chemical products, other metal commodities and articles, plastics and rubber products, food products, paperboard and manufactured articles. Key countries subject to ADD are China (number one country by far), Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Vietnam.
The year is 2022, and companies are turning over a new leaf, making a concerted effort to become compliant with U.S. Customs laws and practices. Seemingly, there are no downsides to conducting a comprehensive Customs compliance review and submitting a Prior Disclosure under 19 U.S.C. § 1592(c)(4) and 19 C.F.R. § 162.74.
There are new tariff classifications for machinery under Chapter 84 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (“HTSUS”). The changes to Chapter 84, as well as many other areas of the HTSUS, took effect on January 27, 2022, pursuant to Presidential Proclamation 10326 (December 23, 2021). Many of the changes to Chapter 84 were made to keep up with technological innovations and commercial use.
Imagine your company imports from a vendor in Vietnam and sells them at a competitive margin in the U.S. Business is so-so until the Department of Commerce conducts an Antidumping or Countervailing Duty (“AD/CVD”) review that encompasses your company or its foreign vendor and determines the origin of your goods to be China, which causes you to owe backlogged AD/CVD at rates over 100% ad valorem for the past year.
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