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

In a notice to be published in the Federal Register of March 19, 2020, 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 […]

UPDATE: USTR ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL EXCLUSIONS GRANTED TO SEC. 301 LIST 1 PRODUCTS AND TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO NUMEROUS PREVIOUS EXCLUSIONS

On February 10, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that 4 additional HTS provisions and product descriptions 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 1 (the $34 billion trade action) which, unless excluded, are subject to […]

UPDATE: LARGE NUMBER OF CHINA 301 EXCLUSIONS GRANTED. IS YOUR PRODUCT EXCLUDED?

To date, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) has issued numerous sets of exclusions (covering a large number of products) from the Section 301 duties (Lists 1, 2 and 3). These duties are currently assessed on nearly all products from China by reason of the ongoing trade dispute over alleged forced transfers […]

UPDATE: USTR ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL EXCLUSIONS GRANTED TO SEC. 301, TRANCHE 1 PRODUCTS

On September 17, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that 310 additional product descriptions will be excluded from Sec. 301, Tranche 1; this latest set supplements the six earlier set of exclusions the USTR granted to Tranche 1 products. The list of 310 newly-excluded product descriptions is provided below. The exclusions will be retroactive […]

UPDATE: USTR ANNOUNCES THAT SEC. 301, LIST 4, TARIFFS ARE EFFECTIVE AS OF THE DATE OF ENTRY

On August 15, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that Sec. 301 tariffs of an additional 10% ad valorem on Chinese-origin goods will be applied based on the date of entry. Thus, no grace period has been provided for goods on the water. Accordingly, the additional 10% tariff will apply to List 4A products […]