XA International Trade Advisors


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International trade increases in volume and complexity every year. As we move from an era of opening markets, through the depression of 2008, we find more companies requesting more protection in more countries. Trade keeps increasing but cost through compliance, duties and other barriers to trade keep adding layers that make actual trading more difficult.

XA understands these complexities and has been advising companies on how to navigate this complex terrain for years. From anti-dumping to duty removals.

From disputes with Customs to planning so these disputes can be avoided, XA understands.


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Duty increase application on Phosphoric and Polyphosphoric Acid

By |February 21st, 2018|Trade Policy Conversations|

On 16 February 2018, ITAC initiated a duty increase on phosphoric and polyphosphoric acid classified under tariff subheading 2809.20.10. These products were previously classified under tariff subheading 2809.20, however, from 1 January 2018, the tariff code was split into two (2809.20.10 and 2809.20.90). If successful, the duty structure will be change from free of duty to [...]

Sunset Review on Frit imported from Brazil initiated

By |December 17th, 2017|Open ITAC cases, Trade Policy Conversations|

ITAC have initiated the sunset review on the anti-dumping duties on Frit classifiable under tariff subheading 3207.40 imported from or originating from Brazil. Current anti-dumping duties on Frit from Brazil The anti-dumping duties currently in place are 24.65% for Frit exported by Smalticeram Do Brasil Ltda and 50% for Frit exports by any other Brazilian [...]