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The Trump administration's planned increase of 5% on all Mexican goods beginning on June 10th was averted after an agreement was reached. The tariff rate was to have increased by 5% each month until it reached 25%. The Trump administration stated the increase has been "postponed...

Both Turkey and India have been removed from the list of countries eligible for GSP. Effective May 17th, Turkey lost eligibility and on June 5th, India lost eligibility because President Trump determined "that India had not assured the United States that India will provide equitable and...

On May 10th, the United States announced that there will be an increase in the third set of Section 301 Chinese tariffs from 10% to 25%. The increase was originally scheduled to take effect on January 1st. Because negotiations pertaining to forced technology transfer,...

An agreement has been reached between the United States, Mexico, and Canada which, if enacted, will replace the present North American Free Trade Agreement. The agreement must be ratified and approved by the legislative bodies of all the participating countries....

The Trump administration has announced that effective September 24th, an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods will be subject to an additional 10% duty, bringing the total worth of goods subject to additional tariffs to $250 billion in value. The administration has also threatened to...

As part of the appropriations bill signed on Friday, March 23rd, 2018, the Generalized System of Preferences has been renewed until December 31, 2020. Claims made under GSP will be retroactively applied back to January 1, 2018....

On March 8th, President Trump signed proclamations imposing a 25% duty on certain steel products and a 10% tariff on certain aluminum articles. These duties are in addition to the present rate of duty for the specified articles, and will be applicable to merchandise entered...

The FDA Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) for importers of food willl become effective on May 30th, 2017. Importers will be required to verify that food imported into the United States has been produced in a manner that meets US standards. Importers are required to develop,...