A Florida-based importer caught the attention of the U.S. government for evading payment of anti-dumping and countervailing duties of bedroom furniture from China when a competitor brought the case to court under the False Claims Act. The importer is accused of classifying bedroom sets, dressers, beds, and nightstands as metal household furniture to intentionally avoid the 216.01% anti-dumping duty rate. Continue reading Spotlight on Wooden Bedroom Furniture Spurs AD/CVD
As part of our ongoing education for our employees, we recently held training for our import staff members on the topic of Anti-Dumping/Countervailing Duties.
This session was broadcast live from our Atlanta headquarters to our branch offices around the country. Topics included the definitions of the two types of special entries, how they are initiated, executed, terminated, or revoked. We also learned some great tips we can use to further increase our awareness and our customers’ awareness to merchandise that is classified as AD/CVD.
By continuing company-wide education in topics concerning our business, we can better serve our customers. We constantly work to keep our employees and our customers updated on the changers to rules and regulations.
To learn more about AD/CVD, visit the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website.