Phase 1 china

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 […]

U.S. Postal service withdraw

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 […]

China Retaliation

China Waives Tariffs on U.S. Products

China Waives Tariffs on 16 U.S. Products Tariffs include 16 U.S. Products According to the South China Morning Post, China has just announced that it is waiving import tariffs on 16 different U.S. products into China.  The tariff exemptions include shrimp, some insecticides, animal feed […]

India retaliatory tariffs

India Places Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S. Imports

India Places Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S. Imports India has announced it will place retaliatory tariffs on U.S. imports into the country after delaying the decision for nearly one year.  On June 21, 2018, India had originally announced it would impose tariffs on American goods in […]

List 3 tariffs delayed

List 3 Tariff Increase Delayed to June 15

List 3 Tariff Increase Delayed to June 15 The Office of the U.S Trade Representative announced it has been agreed upon to push back the effective date on additional List 3 tariffs.  Originally goods had to be exported on or before May 10, 2019 and […]

Turkey reduces tariffs on U.S. goods into the country

Turkey reduces tariffs on U.S. goods into the country In August of 2018, President Trump doubled the import tariffs on steel and aluminum from Turkey. Obviously, this caused tension between the two parties. Turkey retaliated with a raise in tariffs on 22 U.S. originating products. […]

China Retaliatory Exclusion

Exclusion Requests Allowed on China Retaliatory Tariffs

Exclusion From China Retaliatory Tariffs   China announced it would begin accepting exclusion requests on June 3, 2019.  The requests will be applied to the recent retaliatory tariffs that were announced on June 1, 2019. Background The original retaliatory tariffs, in this case, came after […]