Governmental Notices for August 18 through 24, 2018

In addition to the U.ITC’s updates to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, the following governmental notices may be of interest to our members and the trade:

APHIS’ Comment Request regarding the Importation of Small Lots of Seeds Without Phytosanitary Certificates;

CBP’s Proposed Rule correction concerning the Drawback regulation, Notices of the Accreditation and Approval of a Gauger and Laboratory, as well as a Commercial Gauger and Comment Requests concerning Guam-CNMI Visa Waiver Information and the Certificate of Origin used by shippers and importers to declare that goods being imported into the United States are produced or manufactured in a U.S. insular possession from materials grown, produced or manufactured in such possession, the current Bulletin providing dates and draft agenda for the 62nd Session of the World Customs Organization’s Harmonized System Committee and a Comment Request concerning Biometric Identity and the latest ABI messages, which includes CSMSs 18-000493 and 18-000498, providing Updates with details on Section 301 Trade Remedies Assessed on Certain Products from China, such as Drawback Claims and Chapter 98 Filing Instructions

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

OFAC’s Notices Blocking of Persons and Properties;

FTZ Board current notices;

ITA & ITC Notices of the Administrative Review Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Investigations, Orders or Reviews, as well as updates on Determinations, Investigations and Complaints on merchandise such as Steel Wire Garment Hangers from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and Certain Wireless Headsets;

USTR’s Notice of Public Hearing concerning China’s Compliance with World Trade Organization Commitments and a Comment Request regarding the National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers;

California’s latest 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, a certain Magnifying Mirror with Polymer Suction, Plastic Table Covers and Vinyl Covered Cocktail Shakers; and,

Canada’s latest Consumer Alert & Recall notices.     

Members wishing to learn more about any of these items are encouraged to review details on the Gemini Member Site, or to contact the Gemini team.