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CBP In Talks On Tariff Changes To Counter Misclassified Chinese Aluminum

August 15, 2016 at 5:14 PM
The United States is consulting other governments on proposed changes the U.S. has drafted to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) meant to stymie a flood of “fake semi-finished” aluminum products entering the global market -- primarily from China -- that evade export duties while simultaneously qualifying for Chinese export subsidies. Aluminum industry and Customs and Border Protection sources said the U.S. proposal, still in draft form, would reclassify semi-finished products shipped specifically for remelting as unwrought, or raw aluminum. Semi-finished...

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