USTR Announces Additional Duty on European Products Amid Covid Crisis Trade Uncertainty
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August 17, 2020
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While the Port of Oakland reported increased freight volumes in July the Maritime Director in the Port expressed caution in taking this to mean that trade will continue to uptick.
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US Trade Rep’s Office Announces Changes Regarding Additional “Airbus” Duty on European Products
Importers of a wide-range of products from EU countries should carefully review the updated message from the USTR regarding the 25% additional duties assessed on certain products from the EU countries. The notice can be found at the link below. This is a fluid situation subject to change and considering US Administration threats to increase the additional duty to a rate of 100% this could change drastically without much advance notice. Stay tuned!
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