The U.S. Department of Commerce is seeking industry public comment on its investigation into the national security effects of imports of automobiles. On May 23, 2018, the Secretary of Commerce initiated an investigation to determine the effects on the national security of imports of automobiles, including cars, SUVs, vans and light trucks, and automotive parts. This investigation was initiated under section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962.
Interested parties are invited to submit written comments, data, analyses, or other information pertinent to the investigation to the Department of Commerce by June 22, 2018. Rebuttal comments will be due by July 6, 2018. The Department of Commerce will also hold a public hearing on the investigation on July 19 and 20, 2018 in Washington, DC.
NAEGA members who are interested in submitting public comment on this investigation should contact Ryan.