Tag Archives: Imports

Auto Imports and Tariff Effects by Major Trading Partner

The Trump administration is reportedly circulating a draft report written by the Commerce Department that outlines results of an investigation into automobile imports and whether tariffs should be imposed. While the findings of the investigation are unknown, the Trump administration, … Continue reading

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Changes proposed regarding parallel imports – An exhausting concept for Australian trade mark owners?

In this article, we consider; the changes to the Trade Marks Act proposed in respect of parallel imports which the Draft Explanatory Memorandum states are aimed at ensuring that the law “better meet[s] the objective of facilitating the parallel importation … Continue reading

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Trump Administration Imposes Steep Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum Imports

On March 8, 2018, President Trump signed proclamations authorizing the imposition of a 25 percent customs duty on certain steel products and a 10 percent customs duty on certain aluminum products. The duties were imposed pursuant to Section 232 (“Section … Continue reading

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Trump Administration Imposes Tariffs On Solar PV Imports

Following up on a campaign promise to crack down on free trade policies, the Trump Administration today announced that they will be imposing tariffs on foreign solar photovoltaic (PV) panels. The tariffs will start at 30 percent in the first … Continue reading

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NEW FRONT OPENING ON SOLAR PANEL IMPORTS?

Reports are circulating that U.S. solar panel producers are preparing a trade complaint to be filed at the Department of Commerce and U.S. International Trade Commission, seeking remedies under the antidumping or countervailing duty laws against Chinese imports. The complaint … Continue reading

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