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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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Provisional safeguard duty imposed on set screws

By |August 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

A provisional safeguard duty has been imposed on set screws imported under tariff subheading 7318.15.39. The safeguard duty (42.09%) came into force today, 3 August 2018. The safeguard duty is applicable to imports from all countries with the exception of developing countries specifically listed in the gazette. The duty has been imposed following an investigation initiated [...]

India initiates Sunset Review on Acetone exported from South Africa

By |July 15th, 2018|Trade Policy Conversations|

On 6 July 2018 India's Department of Commerce initiated a sunset review on Acetone classifiable under tariff subheading 2914.11.00 originating in or exported from South Africa, Singapore, the European Union and the United States. This is the 2nd sunset review on this product. In the previous review the Indian manufacturers (M/s Hindustan Organic Chemicals Limited HOCL) applied for [...]