In follow up to our recent Global Facts messages to Presidential Proclamations 9704 and 9705, the filings for the additional tariffs on Steel and Aluminum are starting today as of 12:01AM.
For steel there is an additional tariff of 25% under HTSUS 9903.80.01.
For aluminum there is an additional tariff of 10% under HTSUS 9902.85.01
CBP released a list of countries of origin that are currently exempt as follows (note this is based on the country of origin and not the country of export). Please note that these exemptions are in place until April 30, 2018.
Canada, Mexico, Australia, Argentina, South Korea, Brazil and member countries of the European Union (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom).
CBP will issue additional guidance on entry requirements for any products excluded from these measures, as soon as information is available. CBP will also issue updated guidance if there are any changes to these measures, including any changes to exempted countries and any new requirements, such as quota requirements.
If you have any questions regarding this matter, please reach out to your Janel Account Representative.