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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 […]

Section 301 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 3 Batch 3 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 3 Batch 3 Product Exclusions The United States Trade Representative has just announced the third list of product exclusions for Section 301 List 3 products.  The exclusions cover 83 specially prepared product descriptions that reflect 95 separate exclusion requests. Exclusions will be retroactive to […]

List 4 Exclusions

Section 301 List 4 Exclusion Process is now Open

Section 301 List 4 Exclusion Process is now Open updated 10/28/2019 The United States Trade Representative announced that on October 31, 2019 it will begin accepting tariff exclusion requests for imports from China subject to the additional 15% duty rate, also known as Section 301 […]

Section 301 Product Exclusions

Section 301 List 3 Product Exclusions Fact Sheet

List 3 Product Exclusions Fact Sheet updated 11/26/2019 Effective September 24, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional duties on goods of China with an annual trade value of approximately $200 billion as part of the action in the Section 301 investigation of China’s acts, polices […]

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Section 301 List 2 Product Exclusions Fact Sheet

Section 301 List 2 Product Exclusions Fact Sheet updated 10/17/2019 Effective August 23, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional duties on goods of China with an annual trade value of approximately $16 billion as part of the action in the Section 301 investigation of […]

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Eighth Batch of Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 1

Eighth Batch of Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 1 10/2/2019 The United States Trade Representative announced yet another set of product exclusions for Section 301 List 1 imports from China.  This is the 8th batch of product exclusions announced for List 1.  The exclusions […]