The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) issued two (2) new product exclusions pertaining to the Section 301 List 3 tariffs. The current tariff is 25%. The new exclusions include 2 specific product descriptions that together cover 2 separate exclusion requests. According to the USTR, the product exclusions apply retroactively from September 24, 2018 through August 7, 2020.
The 2 new exclusions are for the following products:
- Wallets, whether or not with wrist straps, of reinforced plastics, each measuring at least 17.5 cm long by 2 cm wide by 11 cm high and not more than 19 cm long by 2 cm wide by 11 cm high (described in statistical reporting number 4202.32.1000)
- Mixtures containing N,Ndimethyldodecan-1-amine (CAS No. 112–18–5) and N,N-dimethyltetradecan-1-amine (CAS No. 112–75–4) (described in statistical reporting number 3824.99.9297)
We encourage clients and companies to review the listed exclusions and to contact Husch Blackwell’s International Trade and Supply Chain team with any questions or concerns. Please also see our China Section 301 page for the full lists of affected products and of product specific exclusions.