On August 7, 2018, the Office of the United States Trade Representative announced the second list of products that will be subject to an additional 25 percent tariff when imported from China. After a public hearing and comment period, USTR ultimately only removed 5 tariff lines from the list proposed in its notice of June 20, 2018.
The final list can be found here. The additional tariff will go into effect on August 23. USTR will publish a Federal Register notice shortly which will include a process by which parties can request exclusions for particular products. This product exclusion process is expected to be similar to the process announced after the first round of tariff increases. See our blog post here.
For additional information, please contact Robert Stang, Stephen Brophy, Nithya Nagarajan, Beau Jackson, or Jeffrey S. Neeley.