China Increases Tariff Rates on $60 Billion on Goods of U.S. Origin

Posted by Matt Schmitt on 5/13/19 5:29 PM

On May 13, 2019, the Government of China announced they will increase the duty rate on the $60 billion on goods imported into China with a U.S. country of origin.

China will increase the tariffs on over 5,000 HTS to 25%, 20% ,10% and 5%, from previously imposed 4 product lists at 5% and 10%. The 4 product lists are the same lists as those implemented on September 24, 2018. The increases will go into effect on June 1, 2019.

 

The original Chinese announcement may be found here:
http://gss.mof.gov.cn/zhengwuxinxi/zhengcefabu/201905/t20190513_3256788.html

A translated version may be found here:
https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=zh-CN&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fgss.mof.gov.cn%2Fzhengwuxinxi%2Fzhengcefabu%2F201905%2Ft20190513_3256788.html

The four lists may be found here in their original Chinese:

Annex 1:
http://gss.mof.gov.cn/zhengwuxinxi/zhengcefabu/201905/P020190513719203602248.pdf

Annex 2:
http://gss.mof.gov.cn/zhengwuxinxi/zhengcefabu/201905/P020190513719204287788.pdf

Annex 3:
http://gss.mof.gov.cn/zhengwuxinxi/zhengcefabu/201905/P020190513719204715521.pdf

Annex 4:
http://gss.mof.gov.cn/zhengwuxinxi/zhengcefabu/201905/P020190513719205123756.pdf

Topics: China, Tariffs