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COAC Says CBP Should Let Importers Try to Fix Forced Labor Issues Before WRO

CBP should “exercise discretion” when using its withhold release order (WRO) authority to address forced labor violations, leaving space for importers to use their leverage to get suppliers to change their illegal practices, the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC)…Subscribe to Read >>

CIT Says 'Cruzin Cooler' Importer Must Pay More Than $850,000 Penalty for Customs Fraud

An importer must pay nearly $1 million in penalties for customs fraud, after the Court of International Trade on July 9 found the importer knowingly misclassified its entries to save on duty, despite repeated instructions from CBP on the…Subscribe to Read >>

Lighthizer Says Possible to Resolve Airbus Tariffs on British Goods Separately From EU

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, when asked about how the retaliatory tariffs over Airbus subsidies are affecting the U.K. trade talks, said it's possible, but tricky.Subscribe to Read >>

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Commerce Finds Solar Mounts Subject to Aluminum Extrusions Duties, Applying New 'Subassembly' Test

Solar roof mountings made from extruded aluminum parts and steel fasteners do not qualify for the “finished merchandise” exemption from antidumping and countervailing duties on aluminum extrusions from China (A-570-967/C-570-968), the Commerce Department said in a recent scope ruling that…Read More >>

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