Governmental Notices for July 28 through August 3, 2018

In addition to links to headlines regarding the President’s instruction to the USTR to increase the tariffs on Chinese imports, the following governmental notices may be of interest to our members and the trade:

CBP’s Proposed Rule for a Modernized Drawback, Notices of the Accreditations and Approval of a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory, the COBRA Fees To Be Adjusted for Inflation in Fiscal Year 2019, Final Determinations: Subdermal Needle Electrodes and Privacy Impact Assessment for the Southwest Border Pedestrian Exit Field Test, the current Bulletin with notice of Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties and Comment Requests and the latest ABI messages, including one providing information that Section 301 duties on products from China that are set to begin July 6 will be eligible for drawback

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

FTC’s Final Revisions to Jewelry Guides, as well as a summary containing the Guides’ excerpted Analysis and Final Guidance sections;

FTZ Board current notice;

ITA  Monthly announcements advising of the Advance Notification of Sunset Review and the Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, in addition to 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 Laminated Woven Sacks From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam;


Proclamation on Trade regarding the African Growth and Opportunity Act; Beneficiary Country Designations;


USTR’s WTO Dispute Settlement Proceeding Regarding United States addressing Anti-Dumping Measures on Fish Fillets from Vietnam;


California’s latest 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, certain pliers, optical audio cables and shower curtains; and,

Canada’s latest Antidumping and 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.