SIXTH SET OF CHINA SECTION 301 TARIFF EXEMPTIONS ANNOUNCED FOR LIST 1 PRODUCTS

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) recently announced a sixth (6th) set of product exclusions from the Section 301 25% tariffs or duties on Chinese products. These exclusions relate to items that were included in the first list (‘List 1’) of products enacted on July 6, 2018. Products in List 1 include many technology imports with…

U.S. Announces Extension of China Section 301 List 3 Entry Deadline

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced it will extend the entry deadline for Chinese Section 301 List 3 imports. They were previously required to enter the U.S. prior to June 1, 2019. To maintain the existing 10% Section 301 tariff rate, the new entry deadline announced by the USTR is June 15,…

U.S. Removes India from Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Program

Following a previous review of India and Turkey’s Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) designations, the U.S. announced the formal removal of India from its GSP program effective June 5, 2019. This action eliminates preferential tariff access to the U.S. market for India under the program. This announcement follows the prior removal of Turkey from the…

U.S. Removes Turkey from Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Program

Following a previously announced review and citing its developed economy, the U.S. has announced the removal of Turkey from its Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program effective May 17, 2019. This action eliminates preferential access to the U.S. market for Turkey under the program. Applicable imports from Turkey will now be subject to any existing…