President Trump signed Proclamation 9813 on October 30th declaring a multitude of goods ineligible for duty free treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences when entered on or after November 1, 2018. The following country and HTS specific changes are impacted:

Argentina: 1702.90.10, 2008.11.25, 3301.13.00

Belize: 0713.34.20

Bosnia and Herzegovina: 3603.00.60

Brazil: 2906.19.30, 1602.50.05, 2909.19.18, 2914.40.10, 2926.10.00, 3802.90.10, 3824.99.32, …


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Bureau of Industry and Security; U.S. Department of Commerce

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All imports to the United States are required to be backed by a bond, whether it is a single bond or an annual continuous bond. With the additional tariffs now affecting aluminum, steel and a variety of products from China, continuous bonds may near insufficient levels of coverage at a much quicker pace than ever before. Should this happen, …