CBP Issues Updated Guidance on Section 301 Modifications on EU Goods

Posted by Kelsay Calvaruso on 3/6/20 5:00 PM

On March 4, 2020, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #41898289, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued updated guidance on the Section 301 modifications on goods from the European Union (EU).  The Section 301 duties on various EU products were originally effective October 18, 2019.  The modifications were announced by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in Federal Register Notice 85 FR 10204 on February 21, 2020.

The ad valorem duty rates on aircraft imported from the EU will increase from 10% to 15%, effective March 18, 2020.

Two product list changes are effective March 5, 2020:

  • Prune juice covered in 2009.89.40 will be removed from the affected product list.
  • Knives from France and Germany under 8214.90.60 will be added to the product list and will be subject to the additional 25% duties.

CSMS #41898289 can be found here:

https://content.govdelivery.com/bulletins/gd/USDHSCBP-27f5131?wgt_ref=USDHSCBP_WIDGET_2?utm_source=search.usa.gov&utm_medium=search.usa.gov&utm_term=undefined&utm_content=undefined&utm_campaign=(not%20set)&gclid=undefined&dclid=undefined&GAID=340499347.1568239941

85 FR 10204 can be found here:

https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/02/21/2020-03454/notice-of-modification-of-section-301-action-enforcement-of-us-wto-rights-in-large-civil-aircraft

Topics: CBP, USTR, EU, Section 301, European Union