March 27, 2023
Register Now: International Matchmaking Virtual Program
The Auto Care Association, in partnership with the United States Commercial Service (USCS), is excited to offer U.S. companies promoting U.S. products a unique opportunity to participate in our International Matchmaking Virtual Program, June 27-29.
March 20, 2023
USITC Report Confirms U.S. Importers Bore Nearly Full Cost of Tariffs
U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) released a report finding that U.S. importers bore nearly the full cost of these tariffs because import prices increased at the same rate as the tariffs.
October 13, 2022
USTR Starts Next Phase of Four-Year Review; Continue Sharing the Impact of Section 301 Tariffs on Your Business
USTR announced that it is seeking comments as part of the next phase of the four-year (“necessity review”) process of the Section 301 tariffs on imports from China regarding the effectiveness in achieving the objectives of section 301 and the effects of such actions on the United States economy, including consumers.
July 28, 2022
Auto Care Association Expanding ACES and PIES Reach in Peru, Ecuador
During a time when the global aftermarket industry is facing unprecedented challenges, data becomes critical to stay current and succeed in the global marketplace. In North America, businesses in the automotive aftermarket benefit from industry-developed data standards ACES and PIES, which enable companies to be more efficient in communicating product information with their trading partners.
June 17, 2022
USITC to Investigate Effects of Active Section 301 and 232 Tariffs on U.S. Industries
The United States International Trade Commission (USTIC) is undertaking a factfinding investigation of the economic impacts on U.S. industries of Section 301 tariffs on imports from China and Section 232 tariffs on imports of steel.
June 16, 2022
Auto Care Association Applauds Passage of Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA)
The Auto Care Association applauds the enactment of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA), which was overwhelmingly passed by Congress and signed today by President Joe Biden.
May 3, 2022
USTR Announces Four-Year Review Process of China 301 Tariffs
USTR issued a notice on May 3 commencing the statutory process required leading up to the four-year anniversaries of the Section 301 tariffs on List 1 and List 2 imports from China.
April 22, 2022
Auto Care Association Submits Comments to FMC Regarding Demurrage and Detention Billing Practices
The Auto Care Association submitted comments to the FMC in response to a proposed rulemaking on demurrage and detention billing requirements of common carriers and marine terminal operators (MTO).
April 14, 2022
Court Ruling in List 3 and 4A China Tariffs Litigation
U.S. Court of International Trade issues decision in China tariffs lawsuit, declining to vacate Lists 3 and 4A tariffs but requiring USTR to provide an explanation for imposing tariffs.
March 25, 2022
USTR Reinstates 352 Section 301 China Tariff Exclusions
On Mar. 23, 2022, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced the reinstatement of 352 tariff exclusions under the Section 301 investigation on imports from China. The reinstated product exclusions will apply as of Oct. 12, 2021 and extend through Dec. 31, 2022.
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