The President's action was taken pursuant to Section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974.  The duties are referred to as "safeguard measures." Duties were increased on certain flat steel, hot-rolled bar, cold-finished bar, rebar, certain welded tubular products, carbon and alloy fittings, stainless steel bar, stainless steel rod, tin mill products and stainless steel wire. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is enforcing new trade remedy measures for duties and quotas on imported goods. Section 201 Trade Remedies on Solar Cells and Panels, and Washing Machines and Parts Section 232 Trade Remedies on Aluminum and Steel Section 232 Trade Remedies on Derivatives • Section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974 authorizes the President to take action, in the form of tariffs, tariff rate quotas, quantitative restrictions or other actions, in response to an ITC determination that increased imports are a substantial cause of serious injury to domestic producers.