If your company imports parts or shapes manufactured from aluminum extruded in China, your company may be liable for significant antidumping and countervailing duties.
For years, domestic producers have expressed frustration over the Department of Commerce's (DOC) lack of ability to investigate specifically perceived evasion of the U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty laws.
United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has begun enforcing the heightened civil penalties outlined in its January 2009 enforcement guidelines against parties that violate the export filing requirements of the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) of the Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census (Census).
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) July 25, 2008, concerning a proposed shift in the way country of origin determinations for imported merchandise are determined.
On Monday June 2, 2008, the Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) published its long-awaited Final Rule on the mandatory use of the Automated Export System (AES) for the transmission of statistical and compliance data related to exports from the United States.