Section 301 List 3

Section 301 Chinese Imports List 3 to Increase to 25%

Section 301 Chinese Imports List 3 to Increase to 25% An uptick from 10% to 25% on May 10, 2019 President Trump has threatened to start imposing an additional 25% tax for the third tranche of Section 301 tariffs, also known as List 3, to […]

Section 301 List 1 Product Exclusions

Third Batch of Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 1 Announced

Third Batch of Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 1 Announced A third batch of product exclusions has been announced from the Section 301 List 1 imports from China.  This comes after an effective date of July 6, 2018, when the United States Trade Representative […]

EU and U.S. Trade Talks

EU and U.S. Trade Talks

EU and U.S. Trade Talks Talks between the European Union and the United States are about to begin…. and could even end in a deal before the end of the year.  According to Reuters, “the EU vote allows the Commission to start two sets of […]

EU Section 301

Section 301 Tariffs from EU – Preliminary List

Section 301 Tariffs from EU – Preliminary List Possible Additional Duty up to 100% on EU Imports The Office of the United States Representative (USTR) announced a preliminary list of products that could be the target of Section 301 ad valorem tariffs of $11.5 billion […]

USA Mexico Border

Trump Threatens to Shut Down USA and Mexico Border

Trump Threatens to Shut Down Border U.S.A. and Mexico Border May See Delays President Trump has threatened to close the border between the United States and Mexico, which would significantly impact international trade between the two countries.  If this does happen, as an alternative to […]

Section 301

Second Batch of Product Exclusions to Section 301 “List 1” Available

Second Batch of Product Exclusions to Section 301 “List 1” Available Effective July 6, 2018, the Trade Representative imposed additional 25% duties on goods of China classified in 818 8-digit subheadings of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), with an approximate annual […]

Section 301 Tariffs Delayed

Section 301 Tariffs Delayed Indefinitely

Section 301 Tariffs Delayed Indefinitely Earlier last week, President Trump announced an indefinite delay in the uptick of Section 301 tariffs on the third list of Chinese products, which were scheduled to increase the additional duty rate already in place from 10% to 25% on March […]

China Trade Talks Resume This Week

Trade talks between the United States and China resume this week.  The biggest question is whether President Trump will make the decision to forego the threat to increase current tariffs from 10% to 25% on March 2, 2019 or to continue down the path of […]

Section 301 List 3

Exclusion Process for Section 301 List 3 Tariffs

Section 301 List 3 Exclusions Commence As any importer affected by the current Section 301 situation should know, List 3 of the Section 301 tariffs are already in place at 10% additional duty.  An increase to 25% duty is set to take place on March […]

International Trade News

International Trade News February 2019 Some interesting articles that caught our attention. Six out of Ten CEOs see Trump’s Tariffs Helping (Supply Chain Brain) About 59 percent of some 500 firms said they expected profits to benefit should tariffs on imports rise, more than double […]