USTR Releases Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 4A Tariffs

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released a set of product exclusions from Section 301 List 4A Chinese tariffs. The List 4 notice contains 8 HTS subheadings completely excluded from List 4A tariffs, which cover 59 separate requests. The list

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USTR Releases Another Round of Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 3 Tariffs

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced an additional set of product exclusions from Section 301 List 3 Chinese tariffs. The List 3 notice contains 1 HTS subheading completely excluded from 25% tariffs, which covers 6 separate requests, and 46

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USTR Announces Tariff Increases on Certain Section 301 EU Products

On Friday, February 14th, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) revealed additional modifications to the Section 301 tariffs on approximately $7.5 billion worth of European Union (EU) products that originally went into effect on October 18th, 2019. The USTR will publish

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CN Announces Temporary Shutdown of Eastern Canadian Network Services

Effective Thursday, February 13th, Canadian National Railway (CN) announced that it would begin a progressive shutdown of its Eastern Network services in light of the illegal protests against the proposed Coastal GasLink pipeline. Thus far, CN has already canceled over

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USTR Announces Additional Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 1 Tariffs

On Monday, February 10th, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced an additional set of product exclusions from Section 301 List 1 Chinese tariffs. The List 1 notice contains 4 specially prepared product descriptions that are completely excluded

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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 an additional set of product exclusions from Section 301 List 3 Chinese tariffs. The List 3 notice contains 2 HTS subheadings completely excluded from 25% tariffs which cover 52 separate requests, and 117

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Official List of Steel and Aluminum Products Affected by Additional 232 Tariffs Released

Per our previous Shap Flash, President Trump authorized the U.S. to impose an additional 25% tariff on certain steel products — and an additional 10% tariff on certain aluminum products — in response to the lack of positive results from

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Additional 232 Tariffs Placed on Finished Steel and Aluminum Products

In a statement made on Friday, January 24th, President Trump announced the imposition of an additional 25% tariff on certain steel products—and an additional 10% tariff on certain aluminum products—that  will go into effect on February 8th. The President cited

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French Champagne, Cheeses and Handbags Avoid Tariffs

Additional Section 301 tariffs that were set to be imposed against imports of French champagne, cheeses and handbags (among other products) will no longer take effect. The additional tariffs were originally introduced in retaliation to France’s proposed digital service tax,

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U.S.- China Phase One Deal Set to Lower List 4A Tariffs

Today, Wednesday, January 15th, the U.S. and China officially ratified Phase One of their planned trade deal. The key component of Phase One involves China’s purchase of an additional $200 billion in American exports. At this time, it does not

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