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The Petroleum Industry’s Sticky Situation: Section 232 Steel and Aluminum tariffs, Section 301 Trump tariffs, and the US China Trade War

UPDATE: June 1, 2018 Effective June 1, 2018, all countries of origin on steel products will have an additional 25% duty rate imposed except Argentina, Australia, Brazil and South Korea. Effective June 1, 2018, all countries of origin on aluminum products will have an additional 10% duty rate except Argentina and Australia. Canada, Mexico and […]

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Bill Methenitis joins the team

Charter Brokerage is pleased to announce that Bill Methenitis has joined the Charter team as International Trade Counsel. Bill has recently retired after 15 years as a principal at Ernst & Young, where for the past seven years he was the global leader of EY’s Global Trade practice. Bill will be working with Charter on […]

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CBP has initiated a review

Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) has recently initiated a review, via CF 28 Requests for Information (“Requests”) to Charter clients, in connection with entries for crude oil imported via pipeline and aimed specifically at evaluating the MPF calculation appropriate for these entries.  This CBP initiative is indicative of a new position regarding certain (primarily continuous […]

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Compliance with CBP

Recently, Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) has started sending Informed Compliance letters to large importers.  These letters are being issued by the Office of Regulatory Audit (“Reg Audit”).  The letters provide information on selected CBP informed compliance publications to assist the importers in evaluating their compliance with CBP’s laws and regulations.  Through these letters, CBP […]

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