Posts Tagged ‘ U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Customs) ’

Customs Provides Guidance for Aluminum Import Requirements

Mar 20th, 2023

After the U.S. hit Russia with a 200% tariff on all imports of aluminum in recent weeks, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Customs) issued guidance for companies importing aluminum and aluminum derivative products, tracing their origins. Guidelines require companies to report the countries of smelt and cast for aluminum articles, including, among other items, profiles, plates, […]

CTI Sues U.S. Customs, Says Products Should Have Been Duty Free

Nov 9th, 2021

Under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Customs) is responsible for classifying merchandise imported into the U.S. and collecting proper duties. But according to officials for Sacramento, Calif.-based Composite Technology International Inc. (CTI), Customs doesn’t always get it right. The company is suing under allegations that certain […]