Customs Corner – COO and Circumvention

CUSTOMS CORNER Substantial Transformation and Circumvention in AD and CVD Investigations A recent Court of Appeals decision, Bell Supply Co. LLC v. United States (April 25, 2018), has held that the Department of Commerce can use either the “substantial transformation”...

April 2018 Steel Imports Press Release

MEDIA ALERT News from AIIS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2018 Richard Chriss, AIIS President Phone: 703.245.8040 chriss@aiis.org Alexandria, VA. June 14, 2018. Steel imports increased 12.7 percent from March to April to 3.76 million net tons. April’s total, which was...

Section 232 Tariffs: Official Retaliation Lists

Attached is a comprehensive list of retaliatory tariffs announced by U.S. trading partners.  Tariffs on these U.S. products/exports are in retaliation for the U.S. imposing the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.  We will update this list as additional...

April 2018 Steel Exports Press Release

Alexandria, VA. June 12, 2018. Steel exports in April were largely unchanged from both a month earlier and a year earlier. The United States exported 861,005 net tons of steel in April, down just under 1 percent from March but up almost a half-percent from April 2017....

AIIS Newsletter: June 2018

June 2018 Market Update The trade war has started. After President Trump announced on June 1 that Canada, Mexico and the European Union will be subject to the new 25 percent tariffs on steel and 10 percent tariffs on aluminum from which they had been temporarily...