March ’24 at-a-glance … taxes, tariffs & trade

Aluminum extrusions subject to upcoming antidumping duties 

Antidumping duties on aluminum extrusions from China, Columbia, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Türkiye, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam are expected in early May. The broad scope covers semi-finished assemblies and parts, including glass refrigerator shelves, appliance parts and subassemblies, fin evaporator coils and systems for refrigerators, heating and cooling system components, heat sinks and electrical conduits.  

2024 Trade Agenda issued; supply chain resilience comments sought

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) released its 2024 Trade Policy Agenda and 2023 Annual Report to Congress. The agenda focuses on workers’ rights, sustainability and supply chain resilience, similar to the previous three years. USTR also issued a request for comments on trade and investment policy initiatives that promote supply chain resilience. Comments are due April 12 with a hearing May 2.