Monthly Archives: May 2019

Product Exclusion Requests for China Section 301 List # 3

The deadline for requesting product exclusions under the China Section 301 Sanctions, Lists # 1 and #2, passed in Q4 of 2018.   The U.S. Trade Representative has announced that the public comment period for product exclusion requests for merchandise described or classified in List # 3 ends on June 7, 2019.  The Federal Register notice attached… Read more »

USTR Proposes More Sanctions For Chinese Products – A Fourth List at 25%

There have been many recent developments in the trade negotiation process that prompted the United States to increase duties on certain Chinese products worth approximately $200 billion of import value as of May 10, 2019.   The Chinese government announced yesterday that it will increase sanctions on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods as of June… Read more »

President Trump Threatens To Increase Sanctions on Chinese Products

President Trump issued a couple of Twitter messages over the weekend stating that negotiations with China are moving too slowly and as a result, duties on goods under List #3 will go from the current 10% to 25% this coming Friday, and soon after more goods worth approximately $325 billion will also be subject to… Read more »