On August 30, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #39587690, updated information on the fourth list of products of Chinese origin subject to the Section 301 Trade Remedies.
Per the CSMS, list 4A went into effect for products entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 AM Eastern Time on September 1, 2019. The products covered by List 4B will go into effect for goods entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 AM Eastern Time on December 15, 2019.
In addition, CBP advises that entries of any product eligible for admission into a Foreign-Trade Zone under “domestic status” which is subject to the additional duty on or after September 1, 2019, for list 4A and December 15, 2019, for list 4B, may be admitted only as “privileged foreign status”.
CBP notes that entries subject to Section 301 duties are eligible for CBP’s drawback program. Additionally, the CSMS states that the U.S. Trade Representative will establish a process for interested parties to request exclusions for products covered by list four.
For further information, CBP directs inquiries to https://www.cbp.gov/trade/remedies.
The CSMS may be found here: