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CSMS #18-000377
  Title: Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Absolute Quotas - Effective June 1, 2018
  Date: 6/5/2018 1:18:03 PM
  To: Automated Broker Interface, ACE Portal Accounts, Air Manifest, New ACE Programming, Ocean Manifest, Rail Manifest, Trade Policy Updates, Truck Manifest
​Pursuant to the Presidential Proclamation for articles subject to section 232 measures, 
imports of steel mill products from Argentina, Brazil and South Korea; and imports of aluminum products from Argentina; entered on or after 12:01 am eastern daylight time on June 1, 2018, are subject to absolute quota. 

Steel and aluminum products subject to section 232 absolute quota should be filed with appropriate classification and corresponding absolute quota entry type.

For additional information on absolute quota on steel and aluminum products, please refer to quota page:

Additional information on the May 31, 2018 deployment of Quota Status Messages in ACE can be found in the ACE Quota Status Message Information Notice on or at the link below:

If you need assistance or have questions, contact the Headquarters Quota and Agriculture Branch (QAB) at HQ QUOTA or call (202) 863-6560.