Dear Valued Customers,
Please be advised of the following updated details regarding the Steel and Aluminum tariff updates on exempt
countries through April 30, 2018:
“Trade Policy Update: March 23, 2018
Additional Duty on Imports of Steel and Aluminum Articles under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962
On March 8, 2018, the President issued Proclamations 9704 and 9705 on Adjusting Imports of Steel and Aluminum into
the United States, under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1862), providing for
additional import duties for steel mill and aluminum articles, effective March 23, 2018. See the Federal Register, 83 FR
11619 and 83 FR 11625, March 15, 2018. On March 22, 2018, the President issued Proclamations on Adjusting Imports
of Steel and Aluminum into the United States.
These duty requirements are effective with respect to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or
after 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on March 23, 2018.
Steel mill and aluminum articles, as specified in the Presidential Proclamations.
COUNTRIES COVERED BY THE EXEMPTION:
March 23, 2018 through April 30, 2018: All countries of origin except Canada, Mexico, Australia, Argentina, South
Korea, Brazil and member countries of the European Union (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech
Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg,
Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom).
As of May 1, 2018: All countries of origin.
Please note this is based on the country of origin, not the country of export.”
If there are any questions please feel free to contact your account representative.