Douglas Heffner

Douglas Heffner

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Section 201 Safeguard Petition Filed Against Primary Aluminum Could Impact Sourcing

On April 18, the United Steelworkers union filed a Section 201 “safeguards” petition regarding primary, unwrought aluminum. This case could impact purchasers of primary, unwrought aluminum (such as billets, hollow billets,...more

4/21/2016 - Anti-Dumping Duty Countervailing Duties ITC Standard of Proof USTR

New Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Petitions on HEDP from China

On March 31, 2016, Compass Chemical International LLC (Compass) filed antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) petitions with the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC),...more

4/5/2016 - Anti-Dumping Duty Countervailing Duties Imports ITC U.S. Commerce Department

Enactment of New Law Means Increased Duty Evasion Investigations by Customs

On February 24, 2016, President Obama signed the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (TFTEA). One on the provisions of the TFTEA significantly enhances the U.S. government’s ability to combat duty evasion for...more

3/31/2016 - Anti-Dumping Duty Countervailing Duties Customs and Border Protection Imports Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act

New Antidumping Duty Petition on Ferrovanadium from Korea

On March 28, 2016, an antidumping (AD) petition was filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), regarding Ferrovanadium from Korea. The petition was filed by the Vanadium...more

3/30/2016 - Anti-Dumping Duty ITC Korea U.S. Commerce Department

J Brand Hit with California Putative Class Action Suit Alleging False Origin Claim

A proposed class action suit against J Brand, an industry leader in the fashion world that sells its jeans and apparel to countless retailers, was recently filed in California over alleged false origin claims. At the center...more

3/23/2016 - Class Action Country of Origin Labeling Made in the USA Product Labels

Commerce to Require Certifications on Some Aluminum Extrusions to Prevent Duty Evasion

The Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) has maintained antidumping duties (“AD”) and countervailing duties (“CVD”) on aluminum extrusions from China since the fall of 2010. Although the combined AD/CVD rates have varied over...more

3/18/2016 - Anti-Dumping Duty China Countervailing Duties Customs and Border Protection Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act U.S. Commerce Department

New Antidumping Duty Petition on Phosphor Copper from Korea

On March 9, 2016, an antidumping (AD) petition was filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), regarding phosphor copper from Korea. The petition was filed by Metallurgical...more

3/15/2016 - Anti-Dumping Duty Customs Imports ITC U.S. Commerce Department

Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip from China

Currently, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) are conducting antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of stainless steel sheet and strip from China....more

3/11/2016 - Anti-Dumping Duty Antitrust Investigations China Countervailing Duties Imports ITC Tariffs U.S. Commerce Department

New Antidumping Duty Petition on R-134A from China

On March 3, 2016, an antidumping (AD) petition was filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), regarding 1-1-1-2-Tetrafluoroethane (also known as R-134a) from the People’s...more

3/8/2016 - Anti-Dumping Duty China Court of International Trade Imports ITC Tariffs U.S. Commerce Department

New Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Petitions on Truck and Bus Tires from China

On January 29, 2016, the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union filed antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) petitions with the U.S....more

2/1/2016 - Anti-Dumping Duty China Countervailing Duties Importers ITC U.S. Commerce Department

New Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Petitions on Certain Biaxial Integrated Geogrid Products from China

On January 13, 2016, Tensar Corporation (Tensar) filed antidumping (AD) petitions with the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) regarding certain biaxial integral geogrid products...more

1/18/2016 - Anti-Dumping Duty ASTM China Countervailing Duties Imports ITC

U.S. International Trade Commission Makes Final Injury Determination On Supercalendered Paper From Canada

On November 18, 2015, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted affirmative in connection with its final injury investigation on supercalendered paper from Canada. The ITC commissioners unanimously determined (with...more

11/23/2015 - Canada Countervailing Duties ITC Subsidies U.S. Commerce Department

New Antidumping And Countervailing Duty Petitions On Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From Oman, Pakistan, Philippines,...

On October 28, 2015, antidumping (AD) petitions were filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), regarding circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe from the Sultanate of...more

10/30/2015 - Anti-Dumping Duty ASTM Countervailing Duties ITC Oman Philippines UAE

New Antidumping And Countervailing Duty Petitions On Certain Iron Mechanical Transfer Drive Components From Canada And China

On October 28, 2015, TB Wood’s Incorporated filed antidumping (AD) petitions with the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), regarding certain iron mechanical transfer drive...more

10/29/2015 - Anti-Dumping Duty China Countervailing Duties Government Investigations Importers Imports ITC Tariffs U.S. Commerce Department

New Antidumping And Countervailing Duty Petitions On Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Seven Countries

For your information, on August 11, 2015 new antidumping (AD) and/or countervailing duty (CVD) petitions were filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on hot-rolled steel...more

8/13/2015 - Anti-Dumping Duty Australia Brazil Countervailing Duties ITC Japan Manufacturers U.S. Commerce Department UK

U.S. International Trade Commission Makes Preliminary Injury Finding on Hydrofluorocarbon Blends and Components From China

For your information, on August 7, 2015, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted affirmative in connection with its preliminary injury investigation on hydrofluorocarbon blends and components from China. The ITC...more

8/11/2015 - Anti-Dumping Duty China Hydrocarbons ITC

New Antidumping And Countervailing Duty Petitions On Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Eight Countries

For your information, on July 28, 2015, new antidumping (AD) and/or countervailing duty (CVD) petitions were filed on certain cold-rolled steel flat products from Brazil (AD & CVD), China (AD & CVD), India (AD & CVD), Japan...more

7/30/2015 - Anti-Dumping Duty Countervailing Duties Dumping Margins Imports

New Antidumping And Countervailing Duty Petitions On Heavy-Walled Rectangular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes And Tubes From Korea,...

Tuesday, new antidumping (AD) petitions were filed regarding heavy-walled rectangular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes from Korea, Mexico, and Turkey, and a countervailing duty (CVD) petition was filed with respect to the...more

7/23/2015 - Anti-Dumping Duty Countervailing Duties Investigations ITC Mexico South Korea Trade Preferences Rules Turkey U.S. Commerce Department

U.S. Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Laws Accompany Trade Preferences Extension Act

The Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015, which has now passed both houses of Congress and awaits signature by President Obama, contains some significant rule changes and codifications of contested practice with respect to...more

6/29/2015 - Anti-Dumping Duty Countervailing Duties Exports ITC Pending Legislation Trade Preferences Rules U.S. Commerce Department

Court Rules That the DOC’s Interpretation of Finished Goods Kit Exclusion for Aluminum Extrusions is Too Narrow

The U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) issued an opinion in Meridian Products, LLC v. United States that could have a significant effect on the interpretation of the “finished merchandise” and/or “finished goods kit”...more

6/29/2015 - Anti-Dumping Duty China Countervailing Duties U.S. Commerce Department

Department of Commerce Issues Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determinations on Uncoated Paper From China and Indonesia

For your information, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has issued preliminary countervailing duty (CVD) determinations on certain uncoated paper from China and Indonesia. ...more

6/27/2015 - Anti-Dumping Duty China Countervailing Duties Customs and Border Protection Imports U.S. Commerce Department

Department of Commerce Issues Final Margins on Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires from China

For your information, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has issued final antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) determinations on certain passenger vehicle and light truck tires from China. For details regarding...more

6/26/2015 - Anti-Dumping Duty Auto Parts China Countervailing Duties ITC U.S. Commerce Department

U.S. Government Attaches New Duties on Steel Nails

For your information, on June 16, 2015, the U.S. International Trade Commission voted affirmative in connection with final injury investigations on certain steel nails from Korea, Malaysia, Oman, Taiwan, and Vietnam. This...more

6/26/2015 - Anti-Dumping Duty Countervailing Duties Duties ITC Malaysia Manufacturers Taiwan U.S. Commerce Department Vietnam

Your Printing Paper Could Get A Lot More Expensive

For your information, on January 21, 2015, a petition was filed asking the U.S. government to investigate whether uncoated paper produced in Australia, Brazil, China, Indonesia, and Portugal is being unfairly dumped, and...more

1/22/2015 - Anti-Dumping Duty Australia Brazil China Countervailing Duties Indonesia Portugal Subsidies

Imports From Chinese Companies Owned And Controlled By Chinese Government Entities Now Likely Subject To Higher Dumping Duties

If you import goods that are subject to an antidumping duty (AD) order from a Chinese exporter that is owned and controlled by the Government of China (GOC), your imports may be liable for U.S. AD duties based on the...more

10/20/2014 - Anti-Dumping Duty China Export Controls Exports Government Entities

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