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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Import duties increased on stranded wire ropes and cables

By |June 19th, 2018|Duty Changes implemented, Trade Policy Conversations|

Import duties have been increased on certain stranded wire ropes and cables with effect from 15 June 2018. The duties have been increased to 15% on certain tariff lines. The new duties are accompanied by a complete change in the descriptions of the tariff subheadings, which are based on diameters and type of the rope. [...]

Anti-dumping duties on Frit imported from Brazil increased

By |June 19th, 2018|Duty Changes implemented, Trade Policy Conversations|

ITAC have concluded the sunset review investigation on Frit classifiable under tariff subheading 3207.40 imported from or originating from Brazil. The anti-dumping duties at the time of investigation were 24.65% for Frit exported by Smalticeram Do Brasil Ltda and 50% for Frit exports by any other Brazilian exporter. No Brazilian exporters participated in the investigation. The effect is that all [...]