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Trade Support Network Calls for CBP Grace Period After Oct. 1 ACE Deadline for Drawback, Reconciliation

CBP should give the trade community a grace period of 60 days to file in the legacy Automated Commercial System after it deploys drawback and reconciliation in ACE on Oct. 1, the Trade Support Network leadership council said in a … Subscribe to Read >>

Hanjin Shipping Bankruptcy Filing Driving Industry Anxiety

Hanjin Shipping filed for bankruptcy protection in its home country of South Korea, according to a statement from the South Korea Financial Services Commission (here). The country will seek to maintain Hanjin's existing services through a sale to Hyundai … Subscribe to Read >>

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Commerce Applies New Criteria for China Wooden Bedroom Furniture AD Duties on Chests

The Commerce Department unveiled a new four-part test for determining whether chests are subject to antidumping duties on wooden bedroom furniture from China (A-570-890), in four separate scope rulings issued concurrently on Aug. 18. Coming in the wake of the Court of International Trade’s rejection of much of Commerce’s previous interpretation of the scope in a case involving Ethan Allen (see 1512010073), Commerce’s new test progresses through a series of thresholds that may exempt a chest from bedroom furniture duties, including whether the chests are part of a non-bedroom set, whether the drawers can hold clothes, whether they are highly decorated, and whether there is evidence suggesting intent or design as non-bedroom furniture. … Read More >>

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