Section 301 List 4

Section 301 List 4 Imports from China Called Off… For Now

Section 301 List 4 Imports from China Called Off List 4 is on Hold While United States and China Continue Trade Talks President Trump of the United States and President Xi of China recently had another round of trade discussions on the sidelines of the […]

Section 301 List 3

Section 301 List 3 Exclusion Process Announced

Section 301 List 3 Exclusion Process Announced Our friend, Beau Jackson with Husch Blackwell, has summarized the List 3 exclusion process well.  He mentions, “USTR has finally launched an exclusion process for products on the third Section 301 list.  As a reminder, this is the list […]

USA Mexico Border

Mexico is the First Country to Ratify USMCA

Mexico is the First Country to Ratify USMCA On June 19, 2019 the Mexican Senate approved T-MEC, Mexico’s acronym for USMCA, with an overwhelming majority of 114 votes in favor and only 4 against.  The agreement will now be sent to President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) […]

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 […]

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 […]

China Section 301

Section 301 List 1 Product Exclusions Fact Sheet

Section 301 Product Exclusions – All Announcements Effective July 6, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional duties on goods of China with an annual trade value of approximately $34 billion as part of the action in the Section 301 investigation of China’s acts, polices […]

Section 301 List 3

List 3 Product Exclusions

List 3 Product Exclusions Exclusions On February 15, 2019, via the mini-omnibus bill, Congress directed an exclusion process for List 3 by March 17, but that deadline was not met.  In regards to List 3, USTR’s Robert Lighthizer stated that no exclusion process would be […]

Section 301 Product Exclusions

Section 301 Product Exclusions

Product Exclusions Who qualifies for Product Exclusions? How is your product different? What distinguishes your product from the 8-digit HTS subheading? In making its determination on each request, USTR may consider: whether a product is available from a source outside of China, whether the additional […]