Governmental Notices for March 24 through 30, 2018

In addition to links and information regarding the Harmonized Tariff Schedule Revision 2 implementing new Section 232 tariffs on aluminum & steel products and Safeguards on washers and solar cells, as well as the Proclamations addressing the Section 232 Tariffs, this issue also provides a link to the CPSC’s Draft Guidelines for Determining Age Appropriateness of Toys and CBP’s Drawback Interim Guidance & Upcoming Commodity Specific Webinar schedule, as well as the following governmental notices that may be of interest to our members and the trade:

APHIS’ Rule regarding the Importation of Fresh Cherimoya Fruit from Chile, Proposed Rule addressing the Importation of Pummelo from Thailand and Notice of a Comment Request concerning the Importation of Gypsy Moth Host Materials from Canada;

CPSC’s Notice of the availability of a draft document for Determining Age Appropriateness of Toys and notice of a Public Hearing about The Internet of Things and Consumer Product Hazards;

CBP’s Notice of Comment Requests regarding Drawback Process Regulations and Small Vessel Reporting System and current Bulletin containing various Commercial Gauger and Laboratory Accreditations and Approvals, as well as the latest ABI messages, which include links to a New Version Of Interim [DRAFT] Guidance On Drawback Claims Filed Under New Trade Facilitation And Trade Enforcement Act Procedures and a listing of the National Commodity Specialist Division Webinar Training Schedule by date, which also provides links for registration;

CPSC and FDA Recalls and Consumer Updates;

OFAC’s Notice of the Blocking of Persons and Properties.;

FTZ Board current notices;

ITA Notices of the Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Investigations, Orders or Reviews, as well as updates on Determinations, Investigations and Complaints on merchandise such as Glycine from the People’s Republic of China       and Plastic Decorative Ribbon from the People’s Republic of China;

Presidential Proclamations setting across-the-board Section 232 tariffs on aluminum products and on iron and steel products and Administrative Orders announcing the Continuation of National Emergency situations regarding Cyber-enabled Malicious Activities, as well as in the South Sudan;

California’s latest 60 Day Notices on items such as, but not limited to, certain Travel Kits, pushpin bags and Foldable Headphones; 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.