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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 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 […]

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 […]

U.S. China Trade Deal – Phase 1

U.S. and China Trade Deal – Phase 1 updated 10/29/2019 “Phase 1” 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 […]

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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 […]

China Retaliation

China Retaliation Lists on U.S. Products

China Retaliation Lists on U.S. Products Summary of China’s Retaliation lists Effective April 2, 2018 duty rate = 15% & 25% approximately 128 various U.S. products Products include: nuts, fruit, iron, steel, pork products, aluminum waste Unofficial translated list from WTO:   Effective July 6, […]