China Section 301 Product Exclusion Extension Notice

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China Section 301 Product Exclusion Extension Notice

The USTR has published two notices on the Federal Register on June 3, 2020. This first notice is regarding the Section 301 additional duties on List 1. The notice states, “The U.S. Trade Representative has decided to consider a possible extension for up to 12 months of particular exclusions granted in September 2019. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) invites public comment on whether to extend particular exclusions.”

The exclusions process for List 1 ($34 billion action) was initiated in July 2018 and multiple sets of exclusions have been granted. The seventh set of exclusions was granted in September 2019 and is set to expire on September 20, 2020. The period for public comment will open on June 8, 2020 and close on July 7, 2020. Public comments on the possible extension of particular exclusions may be submitted on the web portal at https://comments.USTR.gov.

The second notice is regarding Section 301 additional duties on List 3. The notice states, “The U.S. Trade Representative previously decided to consider a possible extension for up to 12 months of particular exclusions granted under the initial 11 product exclusion notices and has now decided to consider a possible extension for up to 12 months of particular exclusions granted under the remaining product exclusion notices.”

The exclusion process for List 3 ($200 billion action) was initiated in June 2019. There were 14 product exclusion notices for this action. The period for public comment will open on June 8, 2020 and close on July 7, 2020. Public comments on the possible extension of particular exclusions may be submitted on the web portal at https://comments.USTR.gov.

Please visit the Tariff Actions and Exclusions Resource Page on our website for additional details (http://www.nkinc.com/tariff-actions-and-exclusions-resource-page/).

If you have any questions, please contact your Krieger Worldwide representative.





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