USTR Announces Change from 10% to 15% Additional Duty for the Section 301 Trade Remedy Action on $300 Billion Worth of Products from China

Posted by Matt Schmitt on 8/27/19 5:28 PM

On August 27, 2019, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced in a pre-publication Federal Register Notice (FRN), the increase in the additional duty rate from 10% to 15% for the trade remedy action on approximately $300 billion worth of products of Chinese origin.

The duty rate will go into effect on September 1, 2019, for products listed in Annex A, and December 15, 2019, for products listed in Annex C as previously published in the August 20, 2019, FRN.

 

The pre-publication FRN may be found here:

https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2019-18838.pdf

The August 20, 2019 FRN, along with the Annexes containing the product lists may be found here:

https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/08/20/2019-17865/notice-of-modification-of-section-301-action-chinas-acts-policies-and-practices-related-to

Topics: China, USTR, Tariffs, Section 301