Sixth Round of Exclusions for Section 301 List 3

Sixth Round of Exclusions for Section 301 List 3

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has announced the sixth set of Section 301 tariff exclusions for list 3. The exclusions will apply as of the September 24, 2018, effective date of the $200 billion action, to August 7, 2020. The list includes 35 specially prepared product descriptions, which cover 75 separate exclusion…

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Section 301 List 4B Tariffs Put Aside This Holiday

Section 301 List 4B Tariffs Put Aside This Holiday

Great news for the holidays. The impending December 15 tariffs—additional 15% on Section 301 list 4B products—have been put aside, indefinitely. This is due to the recent strides made in the first phase of the trade deal between the U.S. and China. Additionally, the 15% tariffs that were implemented on September 1, 2019—Section 301 list…

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Lower Sulfur, Higher Rates–IMO 2020 is Coming

Lower Sulfur, Higher Rates–IMO 2020 is Coming

January 1, 2020 is almost here, which means the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new regulation that will further limit sulfur content in ocean vessel’s fuel oil, is also almost here. Ahead of IMO 2020—as the regulation has been nicknamed—some carriers have started to implement surcharges, as of December 1, 2019. More rate hikes are expected,…

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Reflecting on 2019, A Peek into 2020

The holiday season is upon us and 2019 is quickly drawing to a close. What better time of year to pause, reflect and give thanks. I would like to take a moment to extend my personal gratitude to our clients for giving Mohawk Global Logistics the opportunity to serve you. We are a family-oriented company…

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