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.
The Steel Committee was created by Minister Patel, in June 2016, to "monitor and make recommendations to the Commission of: The impact of the changes in import tariffs and trade remedies applicable to the primary steel industry on:Downstream users in the steel...read more
Brazil initiated a sunset review on the anti-dumping duties currently in place on polypropylene resin from South Africa
5 years ago Brazil imposed anti-dumping against a number of countries, on polypropylene and South Africa was one of the unfortunates who faced a large anti-dumping duty of $111.78 per ton (if you are Sasol) and $161.96 per ton if you are anyone else. The other...read more
ITAC have imposed many duties on steel (both primary steel produced mainly by ArcelorMittal, but also downstream steel products) over the last 3 years. We see increasing numbers of these investigations, with many yielding very large increasing duties. It is heartening...read more