U.S. Announces Section 301 Tariffs on Certain Products from EU Countries

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced new Section 301 tariffs, or duties, on specific European Union (EU) products, effective October 18, 2019. This announcement is a result of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) decision to award the U.S. $7.5 billion in trade countermeasures against the EU for subsidies provided to Airbus. In response, the U.S….

U.S. Announces List of Chinese Products Targeted Under Section 301 Action

On April 3rd, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced additional details related to its recent Section 301 investigation of Chinese trade practices. The USTR provided an official Notice of Determination specifically identifying those Chinese products to be targeted with an additional duty of 25%. Products targeted for the additional duty may be found in…

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….