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U.S. notices; products from China excluded from additional customs duties

U.S. notices; products from China excluded

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released three notices concerning product exclusions and amendments to the additional customs duties imposed under the Section 301 investigation of China’s acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation.

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These three notices concern exclusions for certain imported products from the additional duties pursuant to a process established by the USTR.

  • A notice of product exclusion and amendments [PDF 271 KB] announces a USTR determination to grant an additional exclusion request (as listed in an annex) to the additional customs duties and makes amendments to certain notes in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS).
  • The second notice of amendments [PDF 276 KB] reflects changes made to certain notes in the HTSUS.
  • The third notice of product exclusions [PDF 277 KB] concerns the additional duties imposed on goods from China with an annual trade value of approximately $200 billion as part of the action in the Section 301 investigation. This notice announces a USTR determination to grant certain exclusion requests (again, specified in an annex) and to correct an error in a previously announced exclusion.


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Steve Brotherton
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E: sbrotherton@kpmg.com

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Principal, Washington National Tax
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Irina Vaysfeld
Principal
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Amie Ahanchian
Principal
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Andy Doornaert
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George Zaharatos
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