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On Wednesday, November 23, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) extended exclusions from Section 301 tariffs for 81 medical care products from China for a sixth time. The tariff exclusions for these products were initially granted in December 2020 and had been extended multiple times throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The tariff exclusions for

On November 10, 2022, the U.S. Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) announced that it has reclassified Russia as a nonmarket economy, meaning that it will no longer treat Russia as a market economy in antidumping (AD) proceedings. This is an unprecedented move because it is the first time that Commerce upgraded a country to market economy

On April 1, 2022, a three judge panel of the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) unanimously found that the Office of the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR’s) imposition of Section 301 List 3 and List 4A tariffs on Chinese products failed to comply with the Administrative Procedures Act (APA). Specifically, the court ruled that

Newly proposed legislation by Ohio Sens. Rob Portman (R) and Sherrod Brown (D) takes aim at “country-hopping,” whereby foreign companies shift production to third countries in order to evade U.S. antidumping and countervailing duties (AD/CVDs).

The bipartisan “Eliminating Global Market Distortions to Protect American Jobs Act” presented last week is just the latest

On February 10, 2021, the CIT issued a procedural order that requires all Section 301 cases to receive notice under a master case named “In Re Section 301 Cases, CIT Ct. No. 21-cv-00052.” The decision was made in an effort to streamline the more than 3,500 lawsuits the CIT has received from importers

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The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) – A Substantial Rewrite of NAFTA or More of the Same?

The USMCA will go into effect on July 1, 2020, and companies should immediately assess how their NAFTA compliance programs

Crowell & Moring represented Irwin Tools in a dispute over whether the company should have to pay increased duties on its Vise Grip® brand imported hand tools. The International Trade Group had previously won two rounds of summary judgment briefing and the government’s motion for reconsideration at the U.S. Court of International Trade. The government

The U.S. Department of Commerce (Department) posted a generic version of its tolling memorandum extending all deadlines before the Department in all Antidumping and Countervailing Duty (AD/CVD) proceedings active during the partial government shutdown.

A copy of the memorandum can be found here on the International Trade Administration’s Enforcement and Compliance Website.

The European Commission voted to adopt definitive measures on imported steel products from all non-European Economic Area (EEA) countries following the safeguard proceeding launched in March 2018. However, certain countries in which the Commission has signed an Economic Partnership Agreement will be exempted from the scope of the measures. This list includes countries such as