USTR Releases Additional Section 301 Exclusions for Certain List 3 Products

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released 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, and 34 partially excluded subheadings,

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USTR Launches Public Comment Period on First Round of Section 301 Exclusions Extension

The office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) will publish an official notice in the Federal Register later this week asking the public to submit comments on whether the first set of Section 301 List 1 exclusions, currently set to

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Certain Thai Products to Lose GSP Status Effective April 2020

On Thursday October 25th, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that one-third of Thai exports, including all seafood, would lose their Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) status effective April 25, 2020. According to the USTR, President Trump

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USTR Releases Additional Product Exclusions from Section 301 List Three Tariffs

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released another set of HTS subheadings that are partially excluded from Section 301 List 3 tariffs. The notice contains 83 HTS subheadings partially excluded from 25% tariffs, which cover 95 separate requests. The

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USTR Will Begin Accepting List 4A Exclusion Requests Effective October 31st

The office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced plans to establish an exclusion process for products subject to additional Section 301 List 4A tariffs that went into effect on September 1st. Though no official announcement has been released yet,

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Turkish Steel Back to 50% Tariffs

In a Tweet posted on Monday, October 14th, President Trump announced that Section 232 tariffs on imports of Turkish steel would be bumped back up to 50% effective immediately. The additional tariffs on Turkish steel were initially put in place

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Trump Postpones Additional Tariffs Set for October 15th

On Friday, October 11th, President Trump announced the postponement of additional duties on over $250 billion worth of Chinese goods amidst positive trade talks with China. The additional tariffs were set to take effect on Tuesday, October 15th and would

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USTR Releases Additional Guidance Ahead of Section 301 EU Tariffs

On October 3rd, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that additional Section 301 tariffs on European Union (EU) goods will go into effect on October 18th. The USTR has published an official notice in the Federal Register advising importers to

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USITC to Open Portal for MTB Petition Submissions on October 11th

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) will open a portal for Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) petition submissions on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 8:45 a.m. On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, the USITC will hold a public walk-through on the MTB petition

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USTR Releases Final List of EU Goods Subject to Section 301 Tariffs

Per our previous Shap Flash, 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 on September 25th. The office of

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