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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 […]

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 […]

USTR SEEKING COMMENTS ON THE EXTENSION OF CERTAIN ADDITIONAL EXPIRING CHINA 301 LIST 4 EXCLUSIONS

On July 16, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) has issued a notice requesting comments on whether certain additional expiring China 301 List 4 tariff exclusions should be extended. To date, the USTR has issued six notices of List 4 product exclusions, all of which are scheduled to expire on September 1, […]

UPDATE: USTR ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL EXCLUSION GRANTED / MODIFICATIONS TO SEC. 301 PRODUCTS

On July 15, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that an additional item will be excluded from the Section 301 trade remedies imposed on Chinese-origin products while the scope of eight existing exclusions is being modified. The newly announced exclusion relates to China 301 List 2 (which is part of the $16 billion trade […]

USTR SEEKING COMMENTS ON THE EXTENSION OF EXPIRING CHINA 301 LIST 4 EXCLUSIONS

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) has issued a notice requesting comments on whether certain expiring China 301 List 4 tariff exclusions should be extended.  The exclusions at issue are those covered by the five notices of product exclusion issued as of June 12, 2020.  Unless extended, all of the List 4 exclusions […]

USTR SEEKING COMMENTS ON THE EXTENSION OF CERTAIN ADDITIONAL EXPIRING CHINA 301 LIST 2 EXCLUSIONS

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) has issued two notices requesting comments on whether certain expiring China 301 List 2 tariff exclusions should be extended.  The exclusions at issue are those covered by the second set of List 2 exclusions (scheduled to expire on September 20, 2020), a description of which can be […]

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

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) has issued a notice requesting comments on whether certain additional China 301 tariff exclusions, scheduled to expire on August 7, 2020, should be extended. It has previously solicited comments with respect to the exclusions described in the 11 List 3 product exclusion notices issued as of March […]

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 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 ITS FIRST EXCLUSIONS GRANTED TO SEC. 301 LIST 4A PRODUCTS

On March 12, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced two new groups of exclusions from the Section 301 trade remedies imposed on Chinese-origin products.