The U.S. Court of International Trade (“CIT”) issued a final opinion in Virtus Nutrition LLC’s (“Virtus”) challenge to Customs and Border Protection’s (“CBP”) detention of Malaysian palm oil imports, rejecting Vitrus’ request that the CIT confirm the importer’s right to re-export the shipment.  Please see link to case [here].      

CBP detained the shipment

On Saturday, November 12, 2022, Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Chris Magnus, resigned following tensions between Magnus and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over how to handle increasing numbers of migrant people at the southern border. DHS officials have reported that Secretary Mayorkas informed Magnus on Wednesday that he should either

On Monday, lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives proposed a bipartisan bill aimed at providing relief to U.S. importers who paid tariffs on goods that would have been eligible for preferential treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), which expired on December 31, 2020. This bill would retroactively apply preferential treatment to products

In ruling NY N324932 (Apr. 13, 2022), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the tariff classification of an outdoor security camera system from China. The camera system, known as the Outdoor Wire-free Security Camera, is a wireless home security camera that consists of the following items: two wire-free outdoor cameras “EufyCam 2C” (model number T8113S),

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced that it will be issuing known importer letters to importers the agency has identified as having previously imported merchandise that may be subject to the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA). CBP aims to issue these letters in advance of June 21, 2022 – which is when the

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

In ruling NY N324666 (April 1, 2022), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the tariff classification of four different comforters made in Liechtenstein. The four comforters – named the Montreux, Valletto, Chalet, and Edelweiss comforters – are available in Twin (72″ x 92″), Queen (90″ x 96″), and King (108″ x 96″) sizes. They have