The Trump administration is expected to begin taking steps to ease the United States’ dependency on imports of 35 minerals deemed by the U.S. Department of the Interior to be critical to U.S. security and economic prosperity. More
Following are summaries of current AD/CV actions targeting mainland Chinese manufacturers taken by the DOC.
Products: Drawn stainless steel sinks, Honey, Raw flexible magnets, sodium gluconate, Fine denier polyester staple fibre and various products.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has posted to its website information indicating that on 18 May it issued a withhold release order against all cotton from Turkmenistan and all products produced in whole or in part with Turkmenistan cotton due to concerns that they are being produced with forced labour. More
Topics: New AD/CV Probes of Steel Propane Cylinders; Preliminary Affirmative AD/CV Injury Determinations on Quartz Surface Products; Initiation of AD Sunset Reviews of Sodium Hexametaphosphate, Rebar, Xanthan Gum; Scheduling of Full Sunset Review of AD Duty Order on Silicomanganese; Expedited Sunset Review of AD Duty Order on Activated Carbon Moves Forward; Expedited Sunset Review of AD Duty Order on Gift Boxed Moves Forward; etc. More
CBP has initiated an investigation to examine an allegation that specific importers have evaded the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on aluminium extrusions from mainland China by transshipping mainland Chinese-origin goods through Malaysia and falsely declaring them as being of Malaysian origin. More
The DOC is seeking information by 31 December regarding nations whose vessels are engaged in illegal, unreported or unregulated fishing, by-catch of protected living marine resources and/or fishing activities in waters beyond any national jurisdiction that target or incidentally catch sharks. More
BIS has issued a proposed rule describing how articles that the president determines no longer warrant control under categories I (firearms, close assault weapons and combat shotguns), II (guns and armament) and III (ammunition/ordnance) of the U.S. Munitions List would be controlled under the Commerce Control List. More
The Food and Drug Administration has extended the compliance dates for certain uses of partially hydrogenated oils, which the FDA has determined are not generally recognised as safe for any use in human food. More
Interested parties may submit input by 27 July on a proposal by the Mexican government (PROY-NOM-053-SCFI-2017) to establish new mandatory safety requirements for electric lifts for people and cargo. More