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.
Sunset review of the anti-dumping duties on garden picks, spades and shovels, rakes and forks originating in China
Lasher Tools requested an extension of another 5 years to the anti-dumping duties which are currently in place on garden tools. ITAC have accepted this request and kicked off a sunset review of these anti-dumping duties. When anti-dumping duties are imposed, they...read more
Defy have requested an increase for duty on fridges on “Combined refrigerator-freezers, fitted with separate external doors: Other". Based on how the tariff is currently structured, we now have a separate tariff code for those fridges with a capacity not exceeding 400...read more
On 28 September 2018, a safeguard duty of 35.3% was imposed on bone-in chicken from the EU, which will phase down slowly to zero over 3.5 years. That's the latest news, but really does little capture the whole story of Big Chicken. So let's have a look at the complete...read more