In ruling HQ H303881 (April 30, 2021), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of certain footwear incorporating Nike wearable technology (“Nike Adapt BB” or “Adapt”). The Adapt platform has five primary components:

  1. Bluetooth® system-on-chip (SoC)
  2. Sensor pack consisting of a gyroscope, accelerometer, and capacitive sensor
  3. System and subsystem components including three microcontroller unit

In ruling NY N318710 (April 12, 2021), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of the “Lifetime Tailgate Game Combo.” The ruling states that the Game Combo comes with 2 fold-in-half tables, 8 beanbags, 6 ball toss sets, 2 6” table plugs, and 2 canvas accessory bags.  The tables are made of high-density polyethylene

Thursday, April 29, 2021 from 3:00 – 5:00 CEST (Central European Summer Time) / This event is online and free

Meet editors of journals on customs

This includes Crowell & Moring Partner Jeffrey Snyder, the editor of the Global Trade & Customs Journal.

The world of customs is constantly evolving. Reading a customs journal

In ruling NY N318037 (March 31, 2021), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of the Sidestream Tubing and Mask (disposable) kit. Each kit consists of a Sidestream disposable plastic assembly (nebulizer), a child aerosol mask assembly, disposable plastic tubing, and an instruction manual.  The ruling states that the kit will be used with

On March 5, 2021, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) denied Dandong Huayang’s protest, which asserted that North Korean nationals did not produce  garments that were imported under two separate entries. CBP determined that the materials submitted by the protestant did not establish clear and convincing evidence that Dandong Huayang did not use North Korean

On March 31, 2021, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), released the 2021 National Trade Estimate (NTE) Report. The report, which is the first issued under the Biden Administration, provides a detailed inventory of significant foreign barriers to U.S. exports of goods and services, investment, and digital trade.

The NTE Report, which by

On March 1, 2021, the U.S. Court of International Trade (“CIT”) issued an opinion that could signal a coming sea-change in whether goods imported into the United States from non-market economies (e.g., the People’s Republic of China) are properly eligible for “first sale” appraisement.

CIT Senior Judge Thomas Aquilino, in Meyer Corporation, U.S. v. United

On March 29, 2021, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is scheduled to publish a Notice of Finding that certain disposable gloves produced by Top Glove Corporation Bhd (Top Glove) in Malaysia are made with forced labor. Section 307 of the Tariff Act of 1930 prohibits the importation of goods “mined, produced, or manufactured wholly