More Exclusions Granted for List 1, 2 and 3 of China Duties

September 2019

On September 20, 2019, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published three concurrent Federal Register notices granting more exclusions of products from the 25-percent duty imposed on the first, second and third tranche of Section 301 tariffs on goods, worth approximately $250 billion. The published notices can be read here: 
 
For List 1 products, this is the seventh round of exclusions granted by USTR. The list of 310 newly-excluded product descriptions is set forth in the Annex to the respective Federal Register notice. These exclusions will retroactively apply to goods entered into the U.S. as of July 6, 2018, and will also apply for one year after the publication of this notice.
 
For List 2 products, this is the second round of exclusions granted by USTR. The list of 89 newly-excluded product descriptions is set forth in the Annex to the respective Federal Register notice. These exclusions will retroactively apply to goods entered into the U.S. as of August 23, 2018, and will also apply for one year after the publication of this notice.
 
For List 3 products, this is the second round of exclusions granted by USTR. The list of 38 newly-excluded product descriptions is set forth in the Annex to the respective Federal Register notice. These exclusions will retroactively apply to goods entered into the U.S. as of September 24, 2018, and will also apply for one year after the publication of this notice. USTR will continue to accept List 3 exclusion requests until September 30, 2019. Read more here.
 
The exclusions are available for any importer whose product meets the specified product description set forth in the Annexes to these notices, regardless of whether the importer filed any exclusion request or the exclusions had been previously denied.
 
For more information, please contact a BDO Customs and International Trade Services professional.
 

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