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  Title: Harmonized System Update (HSU) 1815 created on Spetember 21, 2018
  Date: 9/22/2018 8:30:38 AM
  To: Automated Broker Interface, ACE Portal Accounts

Harmonized System Update (HSU) 1815 was created on September 21, 2018 and contains 1,230 
ABI records and 306 harmonized tariff records.

This update includes modifications made as a result of the United States Trade Representative’s Notice of Action Pursuant to Section 301: China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation published on September 21, 2018, and effective on September 24, 2018.
The Federal Register Notice can be located using the link below…

In addition, changes were completed to Chapter 63, as a result of Presidential Proclamation 9771, To Take Certain Actions Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act and for Other Purposes.  These adjustments are effective October 1, 2018.   
The Presidential Proclamation can be found using the following link…

Further, we have begun modifying our system to support H.R. 4318: Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act of 2018.  Please be aware that only a portion of the records have been added thus far, and have been included in this update.  This effort is ongoing and will continue until all changes have been completed.  The modifications are effective October 13, 2018 and the bill can be accessed via the link below….

Adjustments required by the verification of the 2018 Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) are included as well.

The modified records are currently available to all ABI participants and can be retrieved electronically via the procedures indicated in the CATAIR.  For further information about this process, please contact your client representative.  For all other questions regarding this message, please contact Jennifer Keeling via email at