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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.

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Safeguard duty imposed on hot rolled steel

By |August 14th, 2017|Duty Changes implemented, Trade Policy Conversations|

Background to the safeguard In March 2016, ArcelorMittal requested a safeguard duty to be imposed on hot rolled steel products, classified under tariff headings 72.08, 7211.14, 7211.19, 7225.30, 7225.40, 7225.99, 7226.91 and 7226.99. This application has been approved with a 12% safeguard duty being imposed with effect from 11 August 2017. However, the duty will [...]

Revised method of calculating import duties on sugar

By |August 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

ITAC recently published its findings on its investigation into sugar import duties and the method used to calculate such duties. Duties on sugar are calculated using a Dollar Based Reference Price (DBRP) formula. What is the DBRP and how does it work The duty on sugar is not calculated as a percentage of the value [...]