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.
Minister Patel wants to extend the preferential pricing system (PPS) on scrap on top of scrap export duties
The PPS prohibits the export of scrap metal unless it has first been offered to the scrap consuming industry at a substantial discount. If local buyers make an offer at the PPS price of more this must be accepted. PPS was due to be replaced by an export duty on scrap...
The safeguard duties on hot-rolled steel were meant to terminate on 17 August 2020, but ITAC and Minister Patel decided to extend them beyond their termination date. Macsteel challenged this decision and a settlement was reached with the Minister, on the day of the...
ANTI-DUMPING SUNSET REVIEW ON POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE (‘PET’) FROM CHINESE TAIPEI, INDIA AND SOUTH KOREA
Safripol, the monopoly producer of, PET requested the anti-dumping duties on PET from Taiwan, South Korea and India be extended by another 5 years. The sunset review investigation was initiated on 18 June 2021. According to the initiation notice, the PET under review...