USTR Announces Another Round of Section 301 Exclusions for List 1 and 2 Products

On September 30th, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced its latest round of product exclusions from Section 301 Chinese tariffs. Similar to the last set of exclusions, the USTR notice features 2 separate sets of exclusions, each

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USTR Announces U.S. – Japan Trade Agreement

On September 25th, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the U.S. and Japan reached an agreement that will reduce agricultural and industrial tariffs. This agreement also includes a set of provisions that address digital trade barriers between the two

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WTO Permits U.S. to Impose Tariffs on $8 Billion of European Goods

On Wednesday, September 25th, the World Trade Organization (WTO) authorized the U.S. to impose additional tariffs on $8 billion worth of European goods in response to the European Union’s (EU) subsidization of Airbus – Europe’s leading manufacturer of airplanes and

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USTR Issues Additional Section 301 Exclusions for Certain List 1, 2, and 3 Products

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released three additional sets of product exclusions from Section 301 Chinese tariffs. The USTR notice features 3 separate announcements, each containing the specially prepared HTS subheadings partially excluded from Section 301 List

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Trump Postpones List 1, 2 and 3 Tariff Increase Until October 15th

On September 11th, President Trump announced that the U.S. will postpone the planned tariff rate increase from 25% to 30% on Section 301 List 1, 2 and 3 Chinese products, originally scheduled to take effect October 1st, until October 15th.

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Don’t Miss the Boat – Section 301 List 3 Exclusion Process Ends September 30th

Per our previous Shap Flashes, on Sunday, June 30th, 2019, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced the implementation of an electronic portal to aid in the process of filing Section 301 List 3 tariff exclusions. While the

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USTR Seeks Comments on Proposed October 1st Increase in Section 301 Tariffs

On September 3rd, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released an official notice seeking public comments on Section 301 List 1, 2 and 3 tariff rate increases (from 25% to 30%) scheduled to take effect October 1st. The

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USTR to Publish Official Notice Raising Section 301 List 4A and 4B Tariffs from 10% to 15%

Per our Shap Flash on August 24th, President Trump announced via Twitter that List 4A and 4B tariffs will be increased from 10% to 15% in response to the imposition of retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion worth of U.S. products

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Trump Vows to Increase Tariffs on Chinese Goods

In the latest escalation in the China-U.S. trade war, President Trump elicited a series of tweets on Friday, August 23rd stating that Section 301 tariffs imposed on Chinese products would increase across the board.

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China to Impose $75 Billion in Retaliatory Tariffs Against U.S.

In response to the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) recently announced Section 301 List 4A and List 4B tariffs against Chinese products, China now plans to levy additional tariffs totaling $75 billion on U.S. soybeans, automobiles and oil.

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