U.S. guidance on increased Section 232 duties, imports of aluminum from Russia
Importers need to report certain HTS classifications regarding aluminum articles and derivative aluminum articles
Imports of aluminum from Russia
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today issued guidance on the increased Section 232 duties on imports of aluminum and derivative aluminum products from Russia.
Today’s CBP release—CSMS # 55407022—explains that importers need to report certain Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) classifications regarding aluminum articles and derivative aluminum articles that are products of Russia.
- The president in March 2018 issued a proclamation on adjusting imports of aluminum into the United States, under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, providing for additional import duties for aluminum articles.
- The president in January 2020 issued a proclamation on adjusting imports of derivative aluminum articles and derivative steel articles into the United States.
- The president in February 2023 issued a proclamation on adjusting imports of aluminum into the United States, announcing that aluminum articles that are the product of Russia, and derivative aluminum articles that are the product of Russia will be subject to a 200% ad valorem rate of duty with respect to goods entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after March 10, 2023.
- Also, imports of aluminum or derivative aluminum articles with any amount of primary aluminum used in the manufacture of the articles that is smelted in Russia, or the articles are cast in Russia, will be subject to a 200% ad valorem rate of duty with respect to goods entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after April 10, 2023.
For more information, contact a professional with KPMG Trade & Customs services:
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