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 […]

232 Exclusion Portal

Section 232 Product Exclusion Portal

Section 232 Product Exclusion Portal   According to the Federal Register on June 10, 2019, The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) announced it will begin accepting new exclusion requests on the “232 Exclusions Portal” on June 13, 2019 and will no longer accept new exclusion requests on regulations.gov. […]

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 […]

USA Mexico Border

Tariffs on Imports from Mexico will not go into effect

Imports from Mexico will not go into effect Good news for shippers importing goods from Mexico.  Announced tariffs on imports from Mexico have been postponed indefinitely and will not go into effect.  On Friday, May 7, 2019, “Mexico agreed to step up efforts to stem […]

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 […]