On June 8, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a notice announcing additional exclusions on products of Chinese origin subject to the fourth list of Section 301 tariffs.
The exclusions cover two ten-digit tariff subheadings and 32 product descriptions, addressing 55 separate exclusion requests.
Product descriptions listed include, but are not limited to:
- Various gloves;
- Certain lithium-ion batteries; and
- Certain watch cases.
The exclusions are retroactive to September 1, 2019 and will be valid through September 1, 2020. They can be claimed under 9903.88.49.
The product exclusion announcement can be found here: