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.
On 29 March 2019, ITAC initiated an investigation into a possible duty increase on Crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules or panels classifiable under tariff subheading 8541.40.10 by way of creating an 8 digit tariff subheading from free of duty to 10%. The...read more
Defy have requested yet another duty increase. This time the product is fully automatic top loader washing machines, each of a dry linen capacity not exceeding 10kg classifiable under tariff subheading 8430.11. If successful the duty will increase from free of duty to...read more
Hulamin have applied to increase the duties on rolled aluminium from zero to 15%. This is going to be interesting. ITAC has initiated a duty increase investigation on certain aluminium plates, sheets, strips and foil products classifiable under tariff heading 76.06...read more