China Announces Additional Tariffs Covering $60 Billion of U.S. Imports

In response to the United States recently announcing additional duties covering $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, China has announced its own tariffs covering an additional $60 billion in U.S. products. The Chinese government statement is available here (not translated). China states it has targeted over 5,000 U.S. products – all of which would attract…

Canada Confirms Retaliatory Tariffs against U.S. Section 232 Trade Action

In response to the U.S. imposing Section 232 duties on imports of steel and aluminum products from Canada, the Canadian government has now confirmed a set of retaliatory tariffs (surtax) against certain U.S. origin products. The tariffs target a wide range of U.S. products including both steel and aluminum along with various other items. A…

China Announces Retaliatory 25% Tariffs on U.S. Products

In response to the United States decision to implement a 25% tariff (duty) against some Chinese products, the Chinese State Council’s commission on tariffs and customs has announced a list of US – origin products that will be subject to an additional 25% duty effective July 6, 2018. The list (List 1) provided by the…

U.S. Section 301 Tariffs on Chinese Products Announced

Further to previous communication on May 29, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) office has announced a first set of Chinese products that will be subject to additional 25% tariffs (duties) for imports into the U.S. effective July 6th, 2018. A complete list (List 1) of affected products is available here and covers 818 HTS…

Canada Announces Retaliatory Tariffs Against U.S. Section 232 Trade Action

In response to the U.S. imposing Section 232 duties on imports of steel and aluminum products from Canada, the Canadian government has announced a set of retaliatory tariffs (duties) against U.S. origin products. The tariffs target a wide range of U.S. products including both steel and aluminum along with various other items. A full list…

U.S. Announces Section 301 Action Targeting Trade with China

On Thursday March 22, 2018, citing unfair trade practices and a large trade imbalance, the U.S. Administration invoked Section 301 of the 1974 Trade Act in announcing upcoming tariffs on Chinese goods. A full list of specific goods falling under the action is to be announced within 15 days followed by a 30-day commentary period….