Taxes, Tariffs & Trade

Counterfeits cost jobs: The real threat of fake products

Fake and counterfeit products cost the U.S. $131 billion and 325,000 jobs in 2019, according to the National Association of […]


Comment period open to extend Section 301 List 1 exclusions

Numerous exclusions to products on List 1 of the Section 301 tariffs on China imports are set to expire Oct. […]


Tariffs reinstated on Canadian aluminum

President Trump announced that the U.S. would reimpose 10 percent Section 232 tariffs on imports of Canadian aluminum effective Aug. […]


U.S. considers tariffs on Canadian aluminum imports

The Trump administration is considering reimposing tariffs on aluminum imported from Canada, despite agreeing to drop the tariffs during negotiations […]


CAMMU responds to inquiry regarding Section 232 exclusion process

The Coalition of American Metal Manufacturers and Users (CAMMU), of which NAFEM is a member, provided feedback to the Department […]


Fix to USMCA drafting error requested by NAFEM and others

In drafting the United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA), an error was made in the language allowing companies […]


NAFEM shares concern over beneficial ownership reporting requirements

More than 70 small business organizations, including NAFEM, have written U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck […]


CBP addresses USMCA Phase I implementation

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) announced that, in order to provide companies with sufficient time to adjust to the […]


Doubling of tariffs on steel imports from Turkey overruled by court

The U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) ruled that President Trump acted illegally when he increased Section 232 tariffs on […]


U.S. helps companies operating in Mexico navigate COVID-19-related reopening

The U.S. departments of State and Commerce recently held a webinar to discuss the COVID-19 situation in Mexico. Mexico began […]