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, …


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be opening the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP) application portal on October 1, 2018. This is three months earlier than originally scheduled to allow importers to submit their Notice of Intent to Participate and their completed VQIP applications early for the Fiscal Year 2020 benefit period

Link:  U.S. FDA Opening VQIP


Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to collect AD cash deposits and, as a result of the affirmative final CVD determination, if the USITC makes an affirmative injury determination, Commerce will instruct CBP to collect CVD cash deposits

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Upon publication of the final affirmative AD determinations, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to continue to collect cash deposits equal to the applicable final weightedaverage dumping rates

Link:  Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Polyethylene Terephthalate Resin from Brazil, Indonesia, Korea, Pakistan, and Taiwan