ANNOUNCEMENT 02 May 2018
Metal step stools are being reclassified in a way that results in the imposition of a tariff.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
In a decision published in the May 2, 2018 edition of Customs Bulletin and Decisions, U.S. Customs and Border Protection proposed that metal step stools should be reclassified from HTSUS 9403.20.0015 (duty-free) to HTSUS 7616.99.5130 (2.5% duty) or 7326.90.8660 (2.9% duty). The change will be effective with respect to goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after July 2, 2018.