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CSMS #19-000114
   
  Title: New unit of quantity given on dutiable statistical suffixes on January 1, 2019
  Date: 3/8/2019 4:17:04 PM
  To: Automated Broker Interface, ACE Portal Accounts, ACE Reports, Air Manifest, Export, New ACE Programming, Ocean Manifest, Partner Government Agencies, Rail Manifest, Trade Policy Updates, Truck Manifest
 
 
   
 
On Tuesday January 1, 2019, all dutiable harmonized tariff schedule of the United States 
(HTSUS) statistical suffixes that had a unit of quantity (UOQ) of “X” were given a new specific UOQ, such as kilograms (kg) or numbers (No.), to comply with certain new reporting requirements outlined by the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act.  The Office of Trade has released a fact sheet explaining this change, as well as a list of the new UOQs replacing the old “X” quantity, on cbp.gov.  This information can be accessed by going to:

https://www.cbp.gov/document/fact-sheets/tftea-harmonized-tariff-schedule-unit-quantity-change 

Questions about this initiative and how to interpret the new UOQs should be emailed to 484f@cbp.dhs.gov.