Taxes, Tariffs & Trade

Initial Section 301 tariffs on Chinese imports in effect

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has issued instructions for importing items from China that are impacted by the 25 percent tariffs, which […]


USTR proposed additional tariffs on Chinese products

Issue Overview The Administration has proposed an additional $200 billion in 10% tariffs on Chinese imports. This new list of […]


USTR releases product exclusion process for Chinese products subject to Section 301 tariffs

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has announced a process to obtain product exclusions from the additional tariffs […]


Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Issue Overview The Trump administration will proceed with tariffs on steel and aluminum from the European Union, Canada and Mexico. […]


Steel/aluminum tariff pressures continue

On June 1, the Trump administration imposed Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum from the European Union, Canada and […]


Member support needed to continue opposition to metal tariffs

In last month’s Advocacy Update, we introduced the Coalition of America Metal Manufacturers and Users (CAMMU), a group NAFEM and […]


Senators seek to limit president’s tariff powers

Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) introduced legislation that would require the president to obtain congressional approval before […]


NAFEM successful in advocating for removal of 40% of member components and finished goods from original tariff list

As part of its Section 301 investigation into Chinese intellectual property and technology transfer issues, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) […]


Impact of the Steel and Aluminum Tariffs estimated

Last week, the Coalition of American Metal Manufacturers and Users (CAMMU) released a policy paper on the estimated impacts of […]


Trump Administration to proceed with 25% tariff on Chinese imports

Issue Overview On May 29, President Trump announced his intent to proceed with plans to impose an additional 25 percent […]