The latest :February foreign trade regulations will be implemented soon!

1. The United States suspended the sale of Flammulina velutipes imported from China.
According to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), on January 13th, the FDA issued a recall notice saying that Utopia Foods Inc was expanding the recall of Flammulina velutipes imported from China because the products were suspected to be contaminated by Listeria. There are no reports of diseases related to the recalled products, and the sales of the products have been suspended.

2. The United States extended tariff exemption for 352 China products.
According to the Office of the US Trade Representative, the tariff exemption for 352 China products exported to the United States will be extended for another nine months until September 30, 2023. The exemption period of these 352 products exported from China to the United States was originally scheduled to expire at the end of 2022. The extension will help to coordinate further consideration of exemption measures and the ongoing quadrennial comprehensive review.

3. The film ban is extended to Macao.
According to the Global Times, on January 17th, local time, Biden's government put China and Macau under control, saying that the control measures announced in October last year were also applicable to the Macao Special Administrative Region and took effect on January 17th. The announcement declared that the chips and chip manufacturing equipment restricted from export may be transferred from Macao to other places in Chinese mainland, so the new measures included Macao in the scope of export restriction. After the implementation of this measure, American enterprises need to obtain a license to export to Macao.

4. The overdue detention fee will be cancelled at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach recently announced in a statement that the "container overdue detention fee" will be phased out from January 24, 2023, which also marks the end of the surge in port cargo volume in California. According to the port, since the announcement of the charging plan, the total amount of stranded goods at the ports of Los Angeles Port and Long Beach Port has dropped by 92%.

5. Genting initiated an anti-dumping investigation against elevators in China.
On January 23, 2023, the Foreign Trade Secretariat of the Ministry of Economic Affairs of Argentina issued resolution No.15/2023, and decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation against elevators originating in China at the request of Argentine enterprises Ascensores Servas S.A., Ascensores CNDOR S.R.L. and Agrupacin de Colaboracin Medios de Elevacin Guillemi. The customs code of the products involved in the case is 8428.10.00. The announcement shall take effect as of the date of promulgation.

6. Viet Nam imposed anti-dumping duties as high as 35.58% on some China aluminum products.
According to VNINDEX's report on January 27th, the Trade Defence Bureau of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Viet Nam said that the Ministry had just decided to take anti-dumping measures against products originating in China and with HS codes of 7604.10.10, 7604.10.90, 7604.21.90, 7604.29.10 and 7604.29.90. The decision involves a number of China enterprises that produce and export aluminum products, and the anti-dumping tax rate ranges from 2.85% to 35.58%.

Post time: Feb-23-2023