A statement on the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) website announced the Trump administration will add 5% to all Section 301 tariffs. List 4 duties on goods worth $300 billion will now be 15%. These tariffs are scheduled to be implemented on September 1st and December 15th.
On October 1st, the $250 million of Chinese imports currently at a 25% tariff rate will increase to 30%, following a notice and comment period. These are the goods on U.S. Lists 1-3.
Both moves are in response to Chinese retaliation to the latest (List 4) U.S. tariffs.