China Cuts Tariffs on U.S. Goods

China Cuts Tariffs on U.S. Goods

China Cuts Tariffs on U.S. Goods In December 2019, after the Phase One China Trade Deal was signed, President Trump announced Section 301 tariffs from China on List 4a would decrease from 15% to 7.5% on February 14, 2020. Simultaneously, China has now also decided […]

Section 301 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 3 Batch 8 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 3 Batch 8 Product Exclusions On January 31, 2020, The United States Trade Representative published another set of exclusions for Section 301 List 3 imports from China.  This is the eighth batch of exclusions for Section 301 List 3.   The product exclusions […]

Uncertainty with Tariffs & Impacts to Supply Chain Strategy

Uncertainty with Tariffs & Impacts to Supply Chain Strategy

Join us on January 29th for a panel discussion on the latest tariff developments and the forecast for 2020. You’ll hear from area experts on the current state of tariffs and what steps your business can take to identify and ease tensions in your supply […]

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Section 232 Tariffs imposed on Aluminum and Steel Derivatives

Section 232 Tariffs imposed on Aluminum and Steel Derivatives President Trump issued a proclamation on Friday, January 24, 2020 in regards to steel and aluminum imports pursuant to section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1862).  After further investigation, […]

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Section 301 List 4a Additional Tariffs decrease to 7.5%

Section 301 List 4a Additional Tariffs decrease to 7.5% List 4a Decreases to 7.5% on February 14, 2020 On January 16, 2020, The United States and China signed a “phase one” agreement, which was originally agreed upon on December 13, 2019.  The USTR announcement states, […]

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China pushes for Rollback of Section 301 Tariffs

China pushes for Rollback of Section 301 Tariffs 11/5/2019 The United States and China had high level negotiations October 10-11, 2019 and reached a “Phase 1” agreement.  President Trump met with Vice Premier Liu He at the White House, and mentioned, ‘We had a very, […]

Section 301 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 1 Batch 1 Product Exclusions Expire Dec 28

Section 301 List 1 Batch 1 Product Exclusions Expire Dec 28 USTR Considering Extending December 28 List 1 Exclusions 11/4/2019 The first set of product exclusions for Section 301 List 1 imports from China are about to expire on December 28, 2019. (Exclusion tariff number […]

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U.S. Postal Service May Leave International Agreement

U.S. Postal Service May Leave International Agreement U.S. May Withdraw from UPU According to Freight Waves, “The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will leave the Universal Postal Union (UPU) on October 17, ending 144 years of U.S. involvement in the international body that governs the exchange […]