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  • Summary Information on U.S. Tariffs- Section 301 September 5, 2018 Section 301 A Section 301 investigation concluded that China’s acts, policies, and practices regarding intellectual property, technology transfer and innovation are discriminatory and unreasonable. Section 301 Investigation The findings from the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) investigation resulted in a 25% additional tariff on goods imported from China (List 1). Currently, there is an additional ad valorem duty of 25% for List 1 and List 2 in effect, ...
  • United States – Mexico Trade Agreement August 28, 2018 The United States and Mexico agreed Monday to a revision of portions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) after a year of negotiations.  President Trump announced that the countries would be entering into a new trade deal called the United States-Mexico trade agreement.  The President claimed the NAFTA name  “has a bad connotation.” President Trump said he will terminate NAFTA and sign a new ...
  • U.S.T.R. “LIST 2” EFFECTIVE AUGUST 23RD August 20, 2018 On August 23rd the USTR’s second list of tariff codes from China subject to an additional 25% duty will go into effect.  This list covers $16 billion in Chinese goods under 279 tariff codes.  This will bring the total annual trade value of Chinese imports subject to additional duties to $50 billion.   On July 10th, 2018, The USTR announced that due to China’s refusal to change its ...




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