USTR Launches Public Comment Period on List 1 Exclusions Set to Expire on October 2

As you are already aware, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued 3 rounds of exclusions for Section 301 List 1 products between October 2019 and February 2020. All cargo that has been entered for consumption or withdrawn

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USTR Extends Certain Product Exclusions from Section 301 List 2 Tariffs

On July 28, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that just fourteen (14) exclusions from the first round of Section 301 tariff exclusions on List 2 goods will be granted extensions. As the exclusions for this round of

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Trump’s Executive Order Will Not Raise Tariffs on Imports from Hong Kong

On July 14th, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order officially revoking preferential economic treatment for Hong Kong in response to mainland China’s enforcement of a controversial security law on July 1. In a White House statement, President Trump stated that

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USTR Releases Seventh Round of Product Exclusions from Section 301 List 4A Tariffs

On July 20, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a seventh set of product exclusions from Section 301 List 4A Chinese tariffs. The List 4A notice contains 11 HTS subheadings that are completely excluded and 53

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USTR Launches Public Comment Period on Latest Round of Section 301 List 4A Exclusion Extensions

As you are already aware, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) partially excluded 61 HTS subheadings from Section 301 List 4A tariffs on July 7, 2020. All cargo that has been entered for consumption or withdrawn from a

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USTR Announces Tariffs on Certain French Goods Effective January 2021

On July 10, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative announced additional 25% duties on certain French goods in response to France’s Digital Services Tax (DST), which has been said to heavily interfere with the interests of U.S. internet and software giants

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

On July 7, 2020, 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 61 partially excluded subheadings from List 4A tariffs, covering

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

On July 6, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that just twelve (12) exclusions from the sixth round of Section 301 tariff exclusions on List 1 goods will be granted extensions. As the exclusions for the sixth round

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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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