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U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, August 2019. The U.S.  goods and services deficit was $54.9 billion in August, up $0.9 billion from $54.0 billion in July, revised. August exports were $207.9 billion, $0.5 billion more than July exports. August imports were $262.8 billion, $1.3 billion more than July imports

U.S. Wins $7.5 Billion Award in Airbus Subsidies Case. Tariffs will be applied to a range of imports from EU Member States, with the bulk of the tariffs being applied to imports from France, Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom

List of Products From EU Member States That Will Be Subject To Additional Duties (pdf). The additional duties are applicable with respect to products that are entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on October 18, 2019.

Notice of Product Exclusions: China's Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation

Notice of Product Exclusions and Amendments: China's Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation

Department of Commerce Releases Enhanced Global Steel Trade Monitor to Help American Industry Better Track Markets. The improvements to the monitor now allow users to create graphs and charts to compare changes in trade patterns between two steel trading countries or two groups of steel products at one time, a function not previously available

Department of Commerce Preliminarily Finds Dumping of Imports of Wooden Cabinets and Vanities and Components Thereof from China (pdf). As a result of the preliminary affirmative determination, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to require cash deposits based on preliminary rates.

Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Strontium Chromate from Austria and France (pdf). Upon publication of the final affirmative AD determinations, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to collect AD cash deposits equal to the applicable final weighted-average dumping rates

August 2019 Textile and Apparel Import Report (pdf). The Office of Textiles and Apparel reported today that imports of cotton, wool, man-made fiber, silk blends, and non-cotton vegetable fiber textile and apparel products totaled 6,635.9 million square meter equivalents (MSME) in August 2019, an increase of 4.0 percent compared to August 2018

USITC Releases Report Concerning Trade-Related Barriers Affecting Exports of U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises to the United Kingdom. The U.S. International Trade Commission's (USITC) report catalogs the trade-related barriers perceived to be affecting exports of U.S. small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to the United Kingdom

USITC Begins Process to Modify the Harmonized Tariff Schedule to Reflect Changes to the Harmonized System. The USITC expects to issue preliminary draft modifications to the HTS for public comment in March 2020

USITC Institutes Section 337 Intellectual Property Investigations of Certain Pouch-Type Battery Cells, Battery Modules, and Battery Packs and Products Containing the Same. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 in the importation into the United States and sale of certain pouch-type battery cells, battery modules, and battery packs, components thereof, and products containing the same that infringe a patent asserted by the complainants

U.S. CBP Issues Detention Orders against Companies Suspected of Using Forced Labor. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued five Withhold Release Orders covering five different products, imported from five different countries

U.S. CBP DTOPS renewal season will begin on Wednesday, October 16. Starting on this date, carriers using transponders and decals will be able to renew their annual fees for the 2020 calendar year for both transponders and decals.

Customs Bulletin and Decisions Vol. 53, No. 35, October 2, 2019

General Notices
- Proposed Modification of Two Ruling Letters and Proposed Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Tariff Classification of Thickened Beverages
- Proposed Revocation of One Ruling Letter and Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Country of Origin of Certain Laminated Fabrics
- Revocation of One Ruling Letter and Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Tariff Classification of Wood Fence Post Bracket Assembly
- Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec LLC (Christiansted, St. Croix, USVI) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
- Requirement for Certificates of Export for Importations of Steel Products of the Republic of Korea
- Agency Information Collection Activities: 321 E-Commerce Data Pilot
U.S. Court of International Trade
- Valeo North America, Inc., Plaintiff, and ProAmpac Intermediate, Inc., Ampac Holdings, LLC, Jen-Coat, Inc., MAHLE Behr Troy Inc., MAHLE Behr USA Inc., MAHLEBehr Dayton L.L.C., MAHLE Behr Charleston Inc., MAHLE Behr Manufacturing Management, Inc., and MAHLE Manufacturing Management, Inc., Plaintiff-Intervenors, v.United States, Defendant, and Aluminum Association Trade Enforcement Working Group and its individual members, JW Aluminum Company, Novelis Corporation, and ReynoldsConsumer Products LLC, Defendant-Intervenors
- Bosun Tools Co., Ltd. and Chengdu Huifeng Co., Ltd., New Material Technology Plaintiff and Consolidated Plaintiff, and Danyang NYCL Tools Manufacturing Co., Ltd. et al.,Plaintiff-Intervenors, v. United States, Defendant, and Diamond Sawblades Manufacturers' Coalition, Defendant-Intervenor and Consolidated Defendant-Intervenor
- Jiangsu Zhongji Lamination Materials Co., Ltd., Shantou Wanshun Package Material Stock Co., Ltd., Jiangsu Huafeng Aluminum Industry Co., Ltd., and Jiangsu Zhongji Lamination Materials Co., (HK) Ltd, Plaintiffs, v. United States, Defendant, Aluminum Association Trade Enforcement Working Group and its Individual Members, JW Aluminum Company, Novelis Corporation, and Reynolds Consumer Products LLC, Defendant-Intervenors
- Diamond Sawblades Manufacturers' Coalition, Plaintiffs, v. United States, Defendant

International Trade Administration - Federal Register Notices

  • Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Moldova, and Trinidad and Tobago: Final Results of the Expedited Third Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders

  • Strontium Chromate From France: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances

  • Biodiesel From Argentina: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

  • Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Brazil: Final Results of the Expedited Third Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order

  • Strontium Chromate From Austria: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value

  • Certain Hot-Rolled Flat-Rolled Carbon-Quality Steel Products From the Russian Federation: Preliminary No Shipments Determination of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

  • Certain Hot-Rolled Flat-Rolled Carbon-Quality Steel Products From the Russian Federation: Preliminary No Shipments Determination of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

  • Circular Welded Austenitic Stainless Pressure Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order

  • Uncovered Innerspring Units From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019

  • Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From Taiwan: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

  • Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Line Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order and Countervailing Duty Order

  • Fine Denier Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF) From the Republic of Korea: Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review

  • Welded Stainless Steel Pressure Pipe From Malaysia, Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Results of Expedited First Sunset Reviews of Antidumping Duty Orders

  • Circular Welded Austenitic Stainless Pressure Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order

International Trade Commission - Federal Register Notices

  • Certain Strontium-Rubidium Radioisotope Infusion Systems, and Components Thereof Including Generators; Commission Determination To Review in Part a Final Initial Determination Finding No Section 337 Violation

  • Dried Tart Cherries From Turkey; Scheduling of the Final Phase of Countervailing Duty and Anti-Dumping Duty Investigations

  • Uncovered Innerspring Units From China, South Africa, and Vietnam; Determination

  • Certain Collapsible and Portable Furniture; Institution of Investigation

  • Certain Welded Large Diameter Line Pipe From Japan; Determination

  • Glass Containers From China; Institution of Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations

  • Certain Lithium-Ion Battery Cells, Battery Modules, Battery Packs, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest

  • Certain Semiconductor Devices, Products Containing the Same, and Components Thereof (II); Institution of Investigation

  • Diffusion-Annealed, Nickel-Plated Flat-Rolled Steel Products From Japan; Determination

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