CBP Issues Guidance on COVID-19 Section 301 Exclusion Extensions

Posted by Kelsay Calvaruso on 6/6/23 5:00 PM

On June 5, 2023, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #56517869, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued guidance on the extensions of 81 Section 301 medical product exclusions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Four were extended through May 31, 2023, and the remaining 77 were extended through September 30, 2023.

The extensions were announced by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) on May 17, 2023. They can be claimed under 9903.88.66 through May 31, 2023, and under 9903.88.68 from June 1, 2023.

CBP directs additional questions on Section 301 entry filing requirements to TradeRemedy@cbp.dhs.gov.

CSMS #56517869 can be found here:


USTR’s notice can be found here:


Topics: China, CBP, USTR, Exclusions, Trade Remedies

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