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USTR AMENDS CHINA 301 EXCLUSIONS TO REMOVE TWO ITEMS FROM LIST 4

In a notice made available on May 26, 2020, in what was simply described as “technical amendments”, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has removed two items from the list of exclusions granted under China 301 List 4A. The two impacted items (which are being deleted from HTS Chapter 99, Subchapter III, Note 20(zz)) […]

UPDATE: USTR ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL EXCLUSIONS GRANTED / MODIFICATIONS ON SEC. 301 LIST 3 PRODUCTS

On May 21, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that 78 items will be excluded from the Section 301 trade remedies imposed on Chinese-origin products. In addition the scope of four existing exclusions is being modified.  The newly announced exclusions / modifications all relate to items on China 301 List 3 (which is part […]

USTR ANNOUNCES THE EXTENSION OF CERTAIN EXPIRING CHINA SECTION 301 LIST 1 EXCLUSIONS

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced extensions for certain expiring exclusions from the China 301 List 1 tariffs (the $34 billion trade action). To date, ten sets of exclusions have been issued in connection with List 1. The fourth set of exclusions is scheduled to expire on May 14, 2020.  The […]

ADDITIONAL CHINA 301 ACTIONS IMPACTING LISTS 1, 2 AND 4

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) has announced three recent actions as described below. Amendments to Two China 301 List 1 Exclusions – Effective with respect to goods entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after July 6, 2018, the scope of two exclusions have been modified as follows: […]

UPDATE: USTR ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL EXCLUSIONS GRANTED ON SEC. 301 LIST 3 PRODUCTS

On May 4, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that 146 items will be excluded from the Section 301 trade remedies imposed on Chinese-origin products.  The newly announced exclusions all relate to items on China 301 List 3 (which is part of the $200 billion trade action) which, unless excluded, are currently subject to […]

USTR SEEKING COMMENTS ON THE EXTENSION OF CERTAIN EXPIRING CHINA 301 LIST 3 EXCLUSIONS

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) has issued a notice requesting comments on whether certain soon to expire China 301 tariff exclusions should be extended. The exclusions at issue are those described in the 11 List 3 product exclusion notices issued as of March 26, 2020.  These exclusions are scheduled to expire on […]

USTR SEEKING COMMENTS ON THE EXTENSION OF CERTAIN EXPIRING CHINA 301 EXCLUSIONS

  The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) has issued two notices requesting comments on whether certain soon to expire China 301 tariff exclusions should be extended. The exclusions at issue are described below: China 301 List 1 – The sixth set of exclusions which were issued in July 2019 and are scheduled to […]

UPDATE: USTR ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL EXCLUSIONS GRANTED ON SEC. 301 LIST 3 PRODUCTS

On April 23, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that 108 items will be excluded from the Section 301 trade remedies imposed on Chinese-origin products.  The newly announced exclusions all relate to items on China 301 List 3 (which is part of the $200 billion trade action) which, unless excluded, are currently subject to […]

USTR ANNOUNCES THE EXTENSION OF CERTAIN SOON TO EXPIRE CHINA SECTION 301 LIST 1 EXCLUSIONS

In an April 10, 2020 Federal Register notice, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced extensions for certain soon to expire exclusions from the China 301 List 1 tariffs (the $34 billion trade action). To date, ten sets of exclusions have been issued in connection with List 1. The third set of […]

UPDATE: USTR ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL EXCLUSIONS GRANTED ON SEC. 301 LIST 4 PRODUCTS

On March 25, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that 12 items will be excluded from the Section 301 trade remedies imposed on Chinese-origin products.   The newly announced exclusions all relate to items on China 301 List 4A (which is part of the $300 billion trade action) which, unless excluded, are currently subject to […]