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Commerce Finalizes Extension of Aluminum Extrusions Duties to 5050-Series Alloys

The Commerce Department issued its final determination finding imports of 5050-series alloy extruded aluminum are circumventing the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on aluminum extrusions from China (A-470-967/C-570-968) (here). The agency made no substantive changes from its preliminary decision … Subscribe to Read >>

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NAFTA Priorities Should Include Rules of Origin, TPL Updates, Textile and Apparel Groups Tell USTR

Representatives of the international and domestic textile and apparel industry concurred that a renegotiated NAFTA should preserve application of the Berry Amendment, in testimony on June 27, but differed on whether tariff preference levels (TPLs) should stay in place. Speaking during a hearing convened by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative featuring interagency partners, American Apparel and Footwear Association Executive Vice President Stephen Lamar and Rubber and Plastics Footwear Manufacturers Association trade counsel Marc Fleischaker said NAFTA should maintain the general statutory requirement for the Defense Department to give procurement preferences to domestically produced products. “The NAFTA government procurement chapter should carefully and specifically preserve the applicability of the Berry Amendment in the United States,” Fleischaker said during the hearing at the International Trade Commission. … Read More >>

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