U.S. Customs Advisory: USTR Reinstates Some Chinese Section 301 Tariff Exclusions

In October 2021, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) notified the public that it would consider reinstating Section 301 tariff exclusions covering 549 Chinese products imported into the U.S.   Today, the USTR announced it is reinstating Section 301 tariff exclusions covering 352 of the 549 products under review. These products will be allowed entry to the…

USTR Requests Comment on Reinstating Some Chinese Section 301 Tariff Exclusions 

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced that it is seeking public comment on the reinstatement of specific China Section 301 import tariff exclusions. Approximately 2200 tariff exclusions were granted by the USTR prior to the majority of exclusions expiring before 2021. Some products related to combating the COVID pandemic continue to have an extended exclusion…

List 4A Section 301 Tariffs Reduced Under Phase One U.S. – China Trade Agreement

The U.S. and Chinese governments signed an initial (Phase One) trade agreement in Washington, D.C. on January 15, 2020. This overall framework includes a number of individual agreements governing various aspects of trade between the two countries, including technology transfer, intellectual property and financial services. Included within the overall agreement is a commitment to reduce…

USTR Announces 32 Exclusions for China Section 301 List 3 Products

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced an additional (5th) set of 32 product exclusions from U.S. Section 301 List 3. The 32 exclusions are product specific based on the applicable description provided. The exclusions are effective September 24, 2018 through August 6, 2020. Post entry refunds may be submitted to recover…