The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced today that it was extending the duty exemptions for only 266 of the 1,035 products on List 3 of the Section 301 tariffs that were scheduled to expire on August 7, 2020. The 266 individual product line extensions will now expire on December 31, 2020. The remaining 769 products for which extensions were not extended will now face 25% tariffs at the time of entry, effective August 8, 2020
The list of the products for which the Section 301 exclusions were extended can be found here.
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.