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Importers beware

Thursday, June 15, 2017
One of the trade priorities of the Trump administration is to ensure that all the antidumping and countervailing (anti-subsidy) duties owed on U.S. imports are collected. Many think that antidumping and countervailing duties are collected at the border — at the time of importation. Actually, the collection of antidumping and countervailing duties is quite complicated: indeed, not understanding the U.S. antidumping/countervailing duty process has caused serious problems for numerous U.S. importers — and has even caused some to go out of business. This issue has impacted U.S. importers of all types of steel products covered by antidumping and/or countervailing duty orders, including carbon steel butt-weld pipe fittings, OCTG, circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes  [Read More...]