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FURTHER EXTENSION OF CERTAIN COVID-RELATED CHINA 301 EXCLUSIONS

The USTR has announced that it is further extending certain China 301 exclusions that had been put in place and/or previously extended to help address the COVID-19 pandemic.  The 81 exclusions at issue, which had been extended through May 31, 2022, are now being further extended through November 30, 2022. The extensions are effective for […]

USTR ANNOUNCES THE EXTENSION OF CERTAIN EXPIRING CHINA SECTION 301 LIST 1 AND LIST 2 EXCLUSIONS

On October 2, 2020, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced extensions for certain expiring exclusions from the China 301 List 1 (the $34 billion trade action) and List 2 tariffs (the $16 billion trade action). To date, ten sets of exclusions have been issued in connection with List 1. The eighth […]

USTR ANNOUNCES THE EXTENSION OF CERTAIN EXPIRING CHINA SECTION 301 LIST 1 AND LIST 2 EXCLUSIONS

On September 17, 2020, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced extensions for certain expiring exclusions from the China 301 List 1 (the $34 billion trade action) and List 2 tariffs (the $16 billion trade action). To date, ten sets of exclusions have been issued in connection with List 1. The seventh […]

USTR SEEKING COMMENTS ON THE EXTENSION OF CERTAIN ADDITIONAL EXPIRING CHINA 301 LIST 1 EXCLUSIONS

On July 31, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) has issued a notice requesting comments on whether certain China 301 List 1 tariff exclusions, scheduled to expire on October 2, 2020, should be extended. The USTR is seeking comments as to whether extensions of up to twelve months should be granted for […]

USTR ANNOUNCES THE EXTENSION OF CERTAIN EXPIRING CHINA SECTION 301 LIST 2 EXCLUSIONS

On July 28, 2020, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced extensions for certain expiring exclusions from the China 301 List 2 tariffs (the $16 billion trade action). To date, three sets of exclusions have been issued in connection with List 2. The first set of exclusions is scheduled to expire on […]

UPDATE: USTR ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL EXCLUSIONS GRANTED ON SEC. 301 LIST 4 PRODUCTS AND MODIFICATIONS OF EXISTING EXCLUSIONS

On July 21, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that an additional 64 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 […]

UPDATE: USTR ANNOUNCES THE MODIFICATION OF A 301 LIST 1 PRODUCT

On June 5, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced the modification of a China 301 List 1 exclusion as described below: Original Language Amended Language Machines for crushing/grinding pills, each valued over $20 but not over $35 (described in statistical reporting number 8479.82.0080) Machines for crushing/grinding pills, each valued not over $35 (described in […]

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

On June 1, 2020, 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 fifth set of exclusions is scheduled to expire on […]

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 […]

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 […]