Section 301 4a

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, […]

Section 301 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 3 Batch 7 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 3 Batch 7 Product Exclusions On December 31, 2019, The United States Trade Representative published another set of exclusions for Section 301 List 3 imports from China.  This is the seventh batch of exclusions for Section 301 List 3.   The product exclusions will apply retroactively […]

China Retaliation

Some Section 301 List 1 Product Exclusions Extended

Some Section 301 List 1 Product Exclusions Extended Effective December 28, 2019 the U.S. Trade Representative has determined to extend certain exclusions for one year, which were granted under the December 28, 2018 notice under heading 9903.88.05 and U.S. note 20(h) to subchapter III of […]

Section 301 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 3 Batch 6 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 3 Batch 5 Product Exclusions On December 17, 2019, The United States Trade Representative published another set of exclusions for Section 301 List 3 imports from China.  This is the sixth batch of exclusions for Section 301 List 3.   The product exclusions will apply retroactively […]

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U.S. China Trade Deal – Phase One

U.S. China Trade Deal – Phase One Phase One Trade Seal Signed On December 13, 2019, President Trump signed off on a “Phase One” U.S.-China Trade Deal.  This came just 3 days before additional tariffs were to be imposed on Section 301 List 4B imports […]

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China Plans to exempt Agricultural Products

China Plans to exempt Agricultural Products Additional Tariffs may be Exempt on Some Products On December 6, 2019, China announced it plans to exempt some agricultural products from additional tariffs on U.S. exports.  These products include soybeans and pork, a very large percentage of U.S. […]

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USTR Proposes Section 301 Tariffs on Imports from France

Section 301 Imports from France New Section 301 Duties Proposed for Certain Products from France The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has determined that the Digital Services Tax that will be imposed by France is unreasonable or discriminatory and burdens or restricts U.S. commerce. […]

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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 […]