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CBP guidelines, tariff exclusion declarations for steel and aluminum imports

CBP guidelines, tariff exclusion declarations

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today issued a release on importer declarations concerning exclusions from the customs tariffs imposed under section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, on imports of steel and aluminum into the United States.


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CSMS# 18-000352 (21 May 2018)


The U.S. Commerce Department in March 2018 addressed the process for parties to submit requests for exclusions from presidential proclamations on adjusting imports of steel and aluminum into the United States under section 232.  Read TaxNewsFlash-Trade & Customs

Today’s CBP release provides:

  • Instructions for filing product exclusion numbers and explains how the “Importer Additional Declaration Field” will be available in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) as of 1 June 2018.  
  • For any exclusions approved by the Commerce Department before 1 June 2018, importers may submit a Post Summary Correction (PSC) on or after 1 June 2018 to request a refund on applicable previous imports of excluded products.

EU position

The European Commission issued for publication in the EU official journal its position on the customs tariffs proposed by the United States. Read the EC regulation [PDF 421 KB]


For more information, contact a professional with KPMG’s Trade & Customs practice:

Douglas Zuvich | +1 (312) 665-1022 | dzuvich@kpmg.com

Andrew Siciliano | +1 (631) 425-6057 | asiciliano@kpmg.com

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