Posts Tagged ‘ duties ’

Stressed Supply Chains

Jun 24th, 2021

Having been in the window industry for almost 30 years, there was one department I always found to be quiet, unassuming and reliable: the supply chain and purchasing department. They just went about their duties, did their jobs and “stuff” always showed up on time. Sure, there was an occasional blip, but 99% of the […]

Oak Moldings Excluded From Chinese Tariffs

Nov 14th, 2019

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a notice of product exclusions yesterday for duties on certain Chinese goods following Section 301 actions affecting approximately $200 billion worth of trade. Exemptions potentially significant to the door and window industries include: Standard wood moldings made of oak; Fiberboard sheets containing phenolic resin; and Tool […]

Door and Window Companies Brace for Chinese Import Tariff Increases

Oct 3rd, 2019

Many U.S. companies are bracing for the impact that tariff increases on over $500-billion-worth of Chinese imports will have on their businesses. The door and window market is among the list of industries that are expecting to be significantly affected. As October 15 approaches, the date that the first three stages of increases are set […]