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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Re-initiation of duty increase investigation on phosphoric and polyphosphoric acid

By |April 24th, 2018|Open ITAC cases, Trade Policy Conversations|

On 20 April 2018, ITAC published a second duty increase investigation initiation gazette on phosphoric and polyphosphoric acid classified under tariff subheading 2809.20.10. The duty increase investigation was previously initiated on 16 February 2018. If you want to know the reasons for the duty increase investigation click here. The second initiation gazette was published because the first initiation [...]

Caustic soda rebate investigation initiated

By |April 24th, 2018|Open ITAC cases, Trade Policy Conversations|

On Friday 20 April 2018, ITAC initiated an investigation into the creation of a rebate facility for caustic soda classified under tariff subheading 2815.12 for the extraction of copper and nickel classifiable under tariff headings 2603.00 and 2604.00. In support of its rebate application, the applicant (Rustenburg Base Metal Refiners, a division of Rustenburg Platinum [...]