Category Archives: China

Trump Moves Ahead with Tariffs on China

President Trump has gone ahead and ordered the imposition of 25% duties on various products that are made in China. List #1  President Trump originally made his announcement of his intent to impose duties back on May 29, 2018. The original list of … Continue reading

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Golden Week / National Day Holiday in China Starting Thursday, October 1st

I wanted to remind everyone that most of China will be shutting down for one week from Thursday, October 1, 2015 through Wednesday, October 7, 2015. This is China’s annual Golden Week / National Day holiday. Most businesses, factories, and … Continue reading

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Tianjin Port Update

I wanted to provide an update on the port situation in Tianjin. Based on the latest reports, most of the container yards are now open for pick up and return of containers. There were a few terminal locations that were … Continue reading

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Massive Explosion Near the Port in Tianjin, China

As many of you may have already heard, there was a massive explosion at a warehouse in the port city Tianjin, China around 10:50pm local time yesterday. There has been a lot of reporting regarding the deadliness of the explosion, … Continue reading

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ADD and CVD cases involving Solar Cells from China: Watch out!

Most importers of solar panels are now well aware of the ADD and CVD determinations made this year covering certain solar cells manufactured in China. However from talking to various importers, there are some key elements of the determinations that … Continue reading

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