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United States: Additional duty (50%) on steel imports from Turkey

Additional duty on steel imports from Turkey

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on 12 August 2018 issued a release noting that importers of iron and steel products from Turkey are to use a classification under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) that imposes additional customs duty at a rate of 50%.

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CSMS#18-000477 provides that pursuant to the 10 August 2018 presidential proclamation [PDF 231 KB], steel articles covered by the section 232 remedy that are the product of Turkey will be subject to an increased ad valorem duty rate of 50%. 

The increased rates of duty on steel articles that are the product of Turkey are effective with respect to goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on 13 August 2018.

 

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