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American Imports from China Hit with Additional Duty

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U.S. Administration Imposes Additional Duty on Imports from China 2018-08-23

UPDATE: Section 301 Trade Remedies Assessed on Certain Products from China

Related: CSMS # 18-000409 , CSMS # 18-000419  
 
On August 18, 2017, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) initiated an investigation under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 into the government of China’s acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation. On June 20, 2018, the USTR published a Notice of Action and Request for Public Comment Concerning Proposed Determination of Action Pursuant to Section 301, imposing additional import duties on a list of Chinese products. See Federal Register 83 FR 28710 (June 20, 2018).
 
On August 16, 2018, the USTR published a Notice of Action providing for the imposition of additional import duties on a second list of Chinese Products. The August 16, 2018 list of products covered by the Section 301 remedy, which comprises 279 eight-digit Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings, can be found in Annex A to the USTR’s August 16, 2018 notice of action. See Federal Register 83 FR 40823 (August 16, 2018).

Products Covered by the June 20, 2018 List for the Section 301 Action
 
The Section 301 duties only apply to products of China, and are based on the country of origin, not country of export.
 
CHAPTER 98
The USTR’s August 16, 2018 notice of action has provided updated instructions in respect to the use of Chapter 98 provisions for all merchandise on the June 20, 2018 and August 16, 2018 lists covered by the Section 301 remedy.
 
Read the full text of CSMS # 18- 000493 on the website of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
 

Source: CBP

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