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UK global tariff for wood and wood products released

27-05-2020
UK global tariff, wood, wood products, Brexit

From 1 January 2021, the UK will apply a UK-specific tariff to imported goods. The UK Global Tariff (UKGT) will replace the EU’s Common External Tariff, which applies until 31 December 2020, reported TTJ. The duty rates will become applicable to customs entries made on or from 1 January 2021 when the UK formally exits the EU. The changes …

South Korea announces preliminary decision to impose anti-dumping duty on plywood imported from Vietnam

22-04-2020
South Korea, anti-dumping, duties, tariffs, plywood products, Vietnam, import

South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy has made a preliminary decision to place anti-dumping duties on plywood products from Vietnam, and requested the Ministry of Economy and Finance to impose an anti-dumping duty of 9.18 percent to 10.65 percent on plywood coming from Vietnam. The Ministry of Economy and Finance is expected …

Official translation of the Chinese Tariff Exclusions for U.S. hardwood products release

04-03-2020
USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Embassy in Beijing, Chinese Tariff Exclusions for U.S. hardwood products

According to NHLA, the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing issued an official translation of the Chinese Tariff Exclusions for U.S. hardwood products announced on February 21st, along with the impacted HS Codes. Click on the link below for the official translation: See the Report Here  

U.S. loggers seek Agriculture department for tariff reliefs

16-12-2019
American Loggers Council, logging associations, U.S., Department of Agriculture Secretary, Sonny Perdue, unrefined forest products, agricultural commodity, trade, tariff, retaliatory, relief

The American Loggers Council (ALC) and its member state logging associations delivered letters to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, asking the administration to include unrefined forest products as an agricultural commodity. ALC and its members say aligning timber and agriculture would enable impacted loggers to receive relief …

China Free Trade upgrade will assist New Zealand processed timber exports

08-11-2019
China FTA, free trade, tariffs, New Zealand, processed timber, exports, trade, Forest Owners Association

The Forest Owners Association says the just announced phased reduction of tariffs for wood and paper exports to China will assist, in a long term realigning, of New Zealand exports into more further processed timber products. The upgrade includes new rules to make exporting to China cheaper and easier, the highest level of commitment to …

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