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MTB 2019: Summer Training Series

MTB 2019: Summer Training Series

The USITC is preparing to launch the second petition cycle for Miscellaneous Tariff Bill requests, and we want to help you prepare for it, too.

Crafting a successful MTB petition can be challenging.  The Commission has reviewed the first petition cycle, and we’ve identified areas that posed the most problems for petitioners.  To help 2019-2020 cycle petitioners better understand the process as well as what is required for a successful petition submission, Commission staff will offer a series of educational workshops in the coming weeks.

Currently scheduled workshops include:

MTB Kick-Off and “Welcome Back”
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 

  • Overview of the MTB process
  • What’s new in the upcoming 2019-2020 cycle
  • MTB 2019 Timeline
  • How to prepare for a successful filing

Writing a Good Article Description: Textiles and Footwear Articles
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 

  • A USITC specialist will provide tips and advice on writing an acceptable article description for textiles and footwear articles.
  • Take advantage of the opportunity to ask questions about administrability issues and HTS nomenclature for these articles.

Writing a Good Article Description: Chemicals and Molded Plastic Articles
Wednesday, August 7, 2019

  • A USITC specialist will provide tips and advice on writing an acceptable article description for chemicals and molded plastic articles.
  • Take advantage of the opportunity to ask questions about administrability issues and HTS nomenclature for these articles.

Writing a Good Article Description: Machinery and Electronics Articles
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

  • A USITC specialist will provide tips and advice on writing an acceptable article description for machinery and electronics articles.
  • Take advantage of the opportunity to ask questions about administrability issues and HTS nomenclature for these articles.

Additional workshops will be announced at a later time.

All workshops will be presented in an interactive webinar format for those unable to travel to Washington.  The webinars will be archived for future reference; though of course no interactivity will be possible when viewing the archived webinars.

Information and registration options for each seminar will be announced individually.  Watch this space for more MTB 2019 updates in the near future!