On May 31, 2018 the U.S. announced that Canada, along with a number of other countries, would be subject to tariffs on their steel and aluminum exports to the U.S.
If you’re trying to work with your U.S. clients to understand what this means for your business transactions, here are a few resources and contacts in the U.S. that may help you navigate the tariff environment.
An overview of what the U.S. tariffs mean to your business
Dive deeper to understand how the U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs will be implemented
If you prefer to read for yourself, firsthand, how the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs will be implemented, you may want to take a look at the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (2018 HTSA Revision 5). Scroll down until you see Chapter 99, which you can download as a PDF. Once you’ve opened the chapter, flip to page 199 for notes start on page 119; Applicable tariff codes and rates (along with quota info) are on pages 132-139.
Talk to a U.S. expert about tariffs
Do you have questions for U.S. Customs? Questions related to Section 232 entry filing requirements should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you have questions related to product-specific exemptions or the exclusion process?
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