U.S. Moves Forward on Assessing Section 301 Duties Against Certain EU Products

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) recently announced it has started the process to assess certain European Union (EU) products with additional Section 301 import duties. This is a result of an ongoing World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute between the U.S. and EU over aircraft subsidies. The WTO recently determined Airbus Industries…

Les É.-U. annoncent les premiers produits chinois exclus des droits de la section 301

Le Bureau du représentant américain au Commerce a annoncé récemment la première série de produits exclus des droits de la section 301. Ces exclusions concernent des articles inclus au préalable dans la première liste de produits promulguée le 6 juillet 2018. Les produits de la première liste comprennent de nombreux articles importés d’une valeur combinée de 34 milliards de…

U.S. Announces Initial Section 301 Duty Exclusions for Chinese Products

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) recently announced the first set of product exclusions from Section 301 duties. 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 a combined value of…

United States and China Agree to 90 Day Moratorium on New Trade Tariffs

The U.S. and China have agreed to a 90-day suspension regarding the implementation of new import tariffs while they work on a negotiated settlement. Existing tariffs already enacted by either country will remain in effect, but new tariffs will be delayed subject to ongoing negotiations between the two countries aimed at resolving their trade disputes….

Reminder: List 3 U.S. Section 301 Tariffs to Increase to 25% January 1st, 2019

U.S. importers should note Section 301 tariffs (duties) for List 3 products from China are scheduled to increase to 25%, from the current 10% rate, beginning January 1st, 2019. These duties are assessed in addition to any other applicable duties or taxes. To minimize the impact of these duties, importers should proactively assess the upcoming…