China and U.S. Trade Talks

China and U.S. Trade Talks Resume in Washington

China and U.S. Trade Talks Resume in Washington Earlier this week, President Trump threatened to increase current tariffs from 10% to 25% additional duty on $200 billion of Chinese imports starting on Friday, May 10, 2019 if talks don’t go as desired.  China’s lead negotiator, […]

Section 301 List 3

Section 301 Chinese Imports List 3 to Increase to 25%

Section 301 Chinese Imports List 3 to Increase to 25% An uptick from 10% to 25% on May 10, 2019 President Trump has threatened to start imposing an additional 25% tax for the third tranche of Section 301 tariffs, also known as List 3, to […]

Section 301 List 1 Product Exclusions

Third Batch of Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 1 Announced

Third Batch of Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 1 Announced A third batch of product exclusions has been announced from the Section 301 List 1 imports from China.  This comes after an effective date of July 6, 2018, when the United States Trade Representative […]

Section 301 Tariffs Delayed

Section 301 Tariffs Delayed Indefinitely

Section 301 Tariffs Delayed Indefinitely Earlier last week, President Trump announced an indefinite delay in the uptick of Section 301 tariffs on the third list of Chinese products, which were scheduled to increase the additional duty rate already in place from 10% to 25% on March […]

China Trade Talks Resume This Week

Trade talks between the United States and China resume this week.  The biggest question is whether President Trump will make the decision to forego the threat to increase current tariffs from 10% to 25% on March 2, 2019 or to continue down the path of […]

Section 301 List 3

Exclusion Process for Section 301 List 3 Tariffs

Section 301 List 3 Exclusions Commence As any importer affected by the current Section 301 situation should know, List 3 of the Section 301 tariffs are already in place at 10% additional duty.  An increase to 25% duty is set to take place on March […]

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Section 301 List 1 Product Exclusions

Some Exclusions Announced for Section 301 List 1 It was announced that U.S. Customs and Border Protection has allowed exclusions to some Section 301 “List 1” tariffs. Any organization that imports using these tariff numbers, regardless if the organization was the actual exclusion petitioner or not, […]

China Airlines Pilot Strike Enters Fifth Day

China Airlines Strike Taiwanese flag carrier China Airlines remains locked in a bitter dispute with its pilots’ union after a second round of negotiations failed on Monday evening over a list of grievances varying from pilots’ working hours and year-end bonuses to transparency over promotions. Longstanding disagreements over […]

China Trade Talks

China Trade Talks Resume in Hopes to Avert March 2 Tariff Increase

China Trade Talks will Resume Next Week Next week, U.S. officials will make a trip to Beijing to resume trade talks with China.  Treasury Secretary, Steve Mnuchin mentioned they are aiming to “clinch a deal to avert a March 2 increase in U.S. tariffs on […]