USTR Launches Public Comment Period on Thirteenth Round of Section 301 Exclusion Extensions (List 2)

As you are already aware, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) partially excluded 111 HTS subheadings from Section 301 List 2 tariffs on October 2, 2019. All cargo that has been entered for consumption or withdrawn from a

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US Announces Suspension of License Exceptions on Certain Exports to Hong Kong

Yesterday, the US announced that it would be suspending License Exceptions for certain exports of defense equipment and high-technology products to Hong Kong. These items include exports to Hong Kong, re-exports to Hong Kong and in-country transfers of items subject

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USTR Launches Public Comment Period on Tenth Round of Section 301 Exclusion Extensions (List 2)

As you are already aware, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) partially excluded 89 HTS subheadings from Section 301 List 2 tariffs on September 20, 2019. All cargo that has been entered for consumption or withdrawn from a

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USTR Launches Public Comment Period on Five Rounds of Section 301 Exclusion Extensions (List 4A)

As you are already aware, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued 5 rounds of exclusions for Section 301 List 4A products between March 10, 2020 and June 12, 2020. All cargo that has been entered for consumption

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USTR Announces Additional Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 3 Tariffs

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that an additional item will be excluded from Section 301 List 3 Chinese tariffs. The List 3 notice contains 1 HTS subheadings completely excluded from 25% tariffs. The notice also includes five updates

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USTR Issues Additional Product Exclusions from Section 301 List 4A Tariffs

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a new set of product exclusions from Section 301 List 4A Chinese tariffs. The List 4A notice contains 2 HTS subheadings that are completely excluded and 32 partially excluded subheadings from

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USTR Releases Uniform Regulations for USMCA

On June 3, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released the final implementation regulations of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which is set to officially replace NAFTA effective July 1. Click here to view the uniform regulations, which

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USTR Launches Public Comment Period on Three Rounds of Section 301 Exclusion Extensions (List 3)

As you are already aware, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued 3 rounds of exclusions for Section 301 List 3 products between April 23, 2020 and May 21, 2020. At this time, these rounds of exclusions are

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Trump Announces Revocation of Hong Kong’s Special Trade Status

On Friday, May 29th, President Trump announced that the US will begin the process of revoking Hong Kong’s preferential treatment as a separate customs and travel territory in response to the new security law passed by mainland China earlier this

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USTR Grants Extensions to Certain Products from the Fifth Round of Section 301 Exclusions (List 1)

On May 28, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that just sixteen (16) exclusions from the fifth round of Section 301 tariff exclusions on List 1 goods will be granted extensions. As the exclusions for the fifth round

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