USTR Issues More Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 3 Tariffs

On May 22, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a new set of product exclusions from Section 301 List 3 Chinese tariffs. The List 3 notice contains 10 HTS subheadings that are completely excluded from 25% tariffs;

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

On May 12, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that just thirteen (13) exclusions from the fourth round of Section 301 tariff exclusions on List 1 goods will be granted extensions. As the exclusions for the fourth round

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USTR Issues Additional Exclusions for List 4A Products, Amends Previous Exclusions for Certain Products from List 1 and 2

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 3 HTS subheadings that are completely excluded and 5 partially excluded subheadings from

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

As you are already aware, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued 11 rounds of exclusions for Section 301 List 3 products between August 7, 2019 and March 26, 2020. At this time, these rounds of exclusions are

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USTR Issues More Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 3 Tariffs

On May 5, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a new set of product exclusions from Section 301 List 3 Chinese tariffs. The List 3 notice contains 2 HTS subheadings that are completely excluded from 25%

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USTR Launches Public Comment Period on Seventh Round of Section 301 Exclusions Extension (List 2)

As you are already aware, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) partially excluded 69 HTS subheadings from Section 301 List 2 tariffs on July 31, 2019. At this time, this round of exclusions is currently set to expire

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Thailand’s GSP Status Ends on April 25th

On October 25, 2019, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) announced that Thailand’s Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) status would be revoked effective April 25, 2020 (tomorrow). President Trump decided to suspend the GSP duty-free entry status of

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USTR Issues Additional Product Exclusions for Section 301 List 3 Tariffs

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a new 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 20 exclusion requests,

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President Trump Authorizes 90-Day Deferrals of Certain CBP Duty Payments

On April 18, 2020, President Trump signed an Executive Order authorizing U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to postpone the payment of certain duties, taxes and fees for “importers suffering significant financial hardship because of COVID-19” for 90 days. To

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USTR Begins Preparations Ahead of the Sixth Round of Section 301 Exclusions Expiration Date (List 1)

As you are already aware, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) partially excluded 110 HTS subheadings from Section 301 List 1 tariffs on July 9, 2019. At this time, this round of exclusions is currently set to expire

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