In a soon to be published Federal Register Notice, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced a proposed additional ad valorem duty of up to 25 percent on products from China with an annual trade value of an estimated $300 billion. The proposed product list (“List 4”) is located in the Annex to the notice

In a soon to be published Federal Register Notice, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is modifying its May 9, 2019 notice increasing tariffs on Section 301 List 3 goods from 10 percent to 25 percent on May 10.

The May 9 notice included an “on water” exception for items exported to the United

According to a Federal Register Notice to be published on May 9, 2019, tariffs on Chinese goods worth $200 billion (also known as “List 3”) will be increased from 10 percent to 25 percent effective Friday, May 10, 2019.

The notice also announces that the United States Trade Representative (USTR) will establish a formal

On Sunday, May 5, 2019, President Trump announced that he would raise the List 3 Section 301 tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of imported Chinese products due to stalled trade negotiations between the two countries. President Trump indicated that the tariff increase would go into effect on May 10,

On April 8, 2019, the Trump administration released a list (see Annex) of $11 billion of European goods threatened with tariffs because of the WTO decision finding that “harmful subsidies” support the aircraft manufacturer Airbus. This case had been in litigation at the WTO for 14 years. It began in 2004 when the United States

In NY N302578, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of selenium shot and selenium powder (CAS#7782-49-2) from China. The product consists of selenium steel which is manufactured and processed in the U.S. and China. The crude selenium or selenium-bearing raw material is sourced from various countries, including the U.S. In the U.S.,

On Sunday, February 24, 2019, President Trump announced that he will be postponing the scheduled Section 301 tariff increase from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of imported Chinese products due to “substantial progress” in ongoing trade negotiations between the two countries. The tariff increase was originally scheduled for this Saturday, March

In NY Ruling N302431 (Feb. 5, 2019), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the tariff classification of a pet treat dispenser with a camera! The country of origin of the imported product was China. The pet dispenser consisted of an HD camera with night vision, a microphone and speaker, a treat tossing mechanism, and

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On October 18, 2018, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) and ten other Democratic senators sent a letter to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) asking why an exclusion process was not in place for the 10 percent tariff on List 3’s $200 billion