Tariff Exclusion Rules and Process

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TOP QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS RELATED TO STEEL AND ALUMINUM TARIFF EXCLUSIONS –

Following President Trump’s signature on the steel (25%) and aluminum (10%) import tariffs, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) published interim rules for requesting and granting exclusions from tariffs under the new Section 232.

The DOC is authorized to grant exclusions from tariffs if the steel or aluminum products are determined not to be produced in the United States in a sufficient quantity and reasonably available amount or of satisfactory quality, or based upon specific national security considerations. To be successful, applications will need to provide sufficient supporting information covering these factors.

Following K·Coe Isom’s recent webinar on “Steel and Aluminum Tariffs and Your Business“, we have received many questions surrounding the steel and aluminum tariff exclusion process. The process can be complex and extensive, so our K·Coe Isom team is available to help answer your questions. For exclusion filing assistance or guidance, please contact a K·Coe Isom advisor: LEARN MORE about the impact and actions needed for your business.

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