AIIS Newsletter: October 2018

October 2018 Market Update The unemployment rate in September fell to its lowest point in nearly half a century as the economy continues to show signs of strength. Although employers added only 134,000 jobs nationwide – the lowest monthly total in a year, possibly...

CUSTOMS CORNER Section 232 Steel Duty Increase for Turkey

By a Proclamation dated August 10, 2018 ( President Trump doubled the additional duties on steel products from Turkey imposed in the Section 232...

AIIS CUSTOMS CORNER | Surety Bond Sufficiency Problems

Importers and surety companies have recently reported certain issues regarding the sufficiency of import bonds. U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has dramatically increased the number of Notices issued advising of insufficient bond amounts, with one surety...

232 Legal Fund Appeal

Dear AIIS Members and Steel Supply Chain Partners, As you probably know from the broad media coverage our latest section 232 initiative has received, we, along with two other plaintiffs, filed on June 27 a legal challenge in federal court seeking a declaratory...

July 2018 Market Update

Trench warfare continues in what the Chinese Ministry of Commerce describes as “the biggest trade war in economic history.” In the latest exchange, the Trump administration in early July added $34 billion of Chinese imports to the list of products on which it will...

Upcoming Events

5:30 pm AIIS West Coast Steel Dinner | N...
AIIS West Coast Steel Dinner | N...
Nov 1 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
AIIS West Coast Steel Dinner | November 1ST | L'Opera Italian Restaurant | Long Beach, CA @ L'Opera Italian Restaurant | Long Beach | California | United States
Port of Long Beach Harbor Tour The event starts on Thursday, 1 November 2018 at 2.00 pm with a special Port of Long Beach harbor tour. The vessel will depart promptly at 2:00 p.m. and[...]
5:30 pm 68th Annual Dinner | The Yale Cl...
68th Annual Dinner | The Yale Cl...
Nov 29 @ 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm
68th Annual Dinner | The Yale Club of New York City | November 29th @ The Yale Club of New York City | New York | New York | United States
  Thursday, November 29th: The 67th Annual AIIS Gala Dinner.** We will hold our premier event of the year at The Yale Club of New York City, 50 Vanderbilt Ave, New York, NY. Last year[...]
6:00 pm AIIS Annual Christmas Dinner | D...
AIIS Annual Christmas Dinner | D...
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
AIIS Annual Christmas Dinner | December 13th | Houston, TX @ The Houstonian Hotel, Club & SPA | Houston | Texas | United States
We cordially invite you to join in our Christmas holiday celebration as we prepare to welcome a New Year, and wish one another health, happiness, and prosperity. Enjoy good company and fellowship at: The Houstonian[...]
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