Mohawk Global Logistics Unveils New Brand And Website

Mohawk Global Logistics Unveils New Brand And Website

A fresh logo and dynamic design bring together two branches of the company under one umbrella, as the company continues to expand its national footprint.  Mohawk Global Logistics, a leading logistics services provider headquartered in the Northeast and Mohawk Global Trade Advisors—the consulting division of Mohawk Global Logistics—have merged under a redesigned website, as the business develops in new markets.  The new logo and name, from Mohawk Global Logistics to Mohawk Global,…

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Executive Order Ends Special Treatment for Hong Kong and Expands Sanctions

A Hong Kong Flag flies with a black and white city in the background.

On July 14, 2020, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that ends preferential treatment for Hong Kong under provisions of the Export Control Reform Act and the Arms Export Control Act. This executive order also expands export restrictions, revoking all license exceptions for exports to Hong Kong for items subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), which provide “differential treatment compared to…

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New HTS Code for Medical Face Masks

New HTS Code for Medical Face Masks

Following the release of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on July 1, 2020, a series of Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) updates were released that directly impact the importation of safety and medical masks. In the HTS Revision 14, plastic material masks and face shields now have an HTS of their own. Instead of using HTS 3926.90.9990, importers must…

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7th Set of Products Exclusions for List 4 Section 301 Tariffs & Other Modifications

7th Set of Products Exclusions for List 4 Section 301 Tariffs & Other Modifications

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has announced a seventh set of exclusions from the fourth list (List 4A) of Section 301 tariffs. The exclusions will apply retroactively to September 1, 2019 until September 1, 2020. These new exclusions include 11 existing ten-digit HTSUS subheadings and 53 specially prepared product descriptions, which together…

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CBP Issues Several Publications on the USMCA Rules of Origin

CBP Issues Several Publications on the USMCA Rules of Origin

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) took effect on July 1, 2020. To provide guidance, U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued several publications regarding the rules of origin for those seeking USMCA preferential tariff treatment. USMCA Interim Final Rule The interim final rule, concerning the USMCA’s rules of origin, was published in the…

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