• AD/CV Alleger Claims

    Question: In reading some Determination cases, I am interested in how an alleger obtains details of another company’s entry details on import shipments. For instance, in a public version of determination case for evasion, example: 7818, the alleger states the country of origin and alleges the merchandise was misclassified.  Additionally, the determination stated import data […]

  • New Aluminum Extrusion CVD from Multiple Countries

    Question: We have parts that we source that contain aluminum extrusions from one of the countries that had CVD rates established effective March 11, 2024.    The aluminum is extruded in that country and then goes to our supplier in the same country for further finishing/assembling into the part that we buy.   Is the CVD […]

  • Aluminum Extrusion CVD

    Question: Does anyone have any information or even educated guesses as to WHEN and HOW the suspension of liquidation and cash deposits required by Commerce’s recent preliminary determination will be implemented?  Considering the inclusion of downstream products, will CBP begin flagging all imports with the preliminary determination’s enumerated HTS, regardless of country of origin?  Am […]

  • AD/CVD for aluminum extrusions from China

    Question: I recently tried to find the scope of the AD and CVD orders for aluminum extrusions from China (A-570-158 / C-570-159), but the scope is no longer on the ITA website.  Also, when I run an ABI query, the message says, “case number not found for query”. What happened to these cases?  I know […]

  • Broker Guidance for handling of AD/CVD Entries

    Question: As a Customs broker, we struggle with importers who may have products that could be subject to AD/CVD.  Very often, the importer has no clue if the product falls within the scope of a CVD/AD case.   In that we as the CHB do not have the product knowledge nor the expertise to properly guide […]

  • Antidumping and Countervailing Duty

    Question: We received a CF28 around Antidumping and Countervailing duties and appears we may owe some related duty for products.  I am trying to understand the process, once CBP completes the CF28 process, enters the duty in their system and we make any potential cash deposit.  How does the Commerce Department get involved? I understand […]

  • Customs Requests for Information and Subsequent Notices of Action Proposed and then Taken

    Question: We have a client with the following scenario.   A non-resident importer of record imported common alloy aluminum sheets from China.  The entries were classified for years at a particular HTS and no AD/CVD was claimed.  CBP issued a Request for Information (CF28) and the importer (a non-resident importer of record) responded to the CF […]

  • Aluminum Extrusions AD/CVD Investigation

    Question: Has anyone done a comparison between the current USITC investigation into aluminum extrusions from China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE and Vietnam versus the existing AD/CVD orders for aluminum extrusions from China? Aside from the additional countries, inclusion of Aluminum Association series 5 items […]

  • AD/CVD

    Question: We are trying to determine if any of the steel tool cabinet pieces below are subject to AD/CVD duty before we begin importing. Country of origin is China In reviewing the scope ruling, we do not believe any fit the scope except possibly the individually boxed drawers. Scope ruling: (2) two or more drawers […]

  • Antidumping preliminary determination Cash Deposit

    Question: Can someone explain the preliminary determination cash deposit rule. Is an increase in one’s surety bond no longer sufficient? Answer 1: The preliminary determination cash deposit rule is a regulation of the United States Department of Commerce (DOC) that requires importers of certain goods to post a cash deposit equal to the preliminary dumping […]

  • HTS excel database

    Question: Is there an excel database of classifications with ADD-CVD cases? Answer 1: One great solution is obtaining access to an ABI solution – the HTS is downloaded nightly and HTS codes are flagged for ‘potential’ ADD/CVD.  Then, you can run a specific ADD/CVD query on the any one or more of the following criteria:  […]

  • Need REF-202 : ADCVD Active Case List Report

    Question: Hi I am looking for the “REF-202 – ADCVD Active Case List Report’. If anyone has the report, can you please share ? Thanks  Answer 1: The REF-202 report is a report that is available through the ACE Secure Data Portal. If you need access to this report, I’d strongly encourage you to get […]