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U.S. customs duties on imports from China, liquidation extension requests

U.S. customs duties on imports from China

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today issued information about the scope of exclusion from the Section 301 additional customs duties for imports from China and liquidation extension requests.

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CSMS# 19-000260 explains:

  • In July 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) imposed additional duties on certain goods of China as a part of the action in the Section 301 investigation of China’s acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation.
  • The USTR established a product exclusion process for goods subject to the 25% duty assessed under the Section 301 investigation.
  • All of the product exclusions issued to date apply as of the July 6, 2018 effective date of the imposition of additional duties under Section 301 and extend for one year after the publication of the exclusion notice in the Federal Register.
  • The product exclusions are available for any product that meets the description, regardless of whether the importer filed an exclusion request.
  • The scope of each exclusion is governed by the scope of the 10-digit headings and product descriptions in the annex, and not by the product descriptions set out in any particular request for exclusion.

 

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John L. McLoughlin
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Andy Siciliano
Partner and National Practice Leader
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E: asiciliano@kpmg.com

Luis (Lou) Abad
Principal, Washington National Tax
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E: labad@kpmg.com

Irina Vaysfeld
Principal
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Amie Ahanchian
Managing Director
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Principal
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Gisele Belotto
Managing Director
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E: gbelotto@kpmg.com

Christopher Young
Principal
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E: christopheryoung@kpmg.com

Andy Doornaert
Managing Director
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E: adoornaert@kpmg.com

George Zaharatos
Principal
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E: gzaharatos@kpmg.com

Jessica Libby
Managing Director
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