[APRIL 3 UPDATE] U.S. lawmakers of both parties in the House and the Senate, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Sens. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), have urged the Trump Administration to suspend tariff collections for at least 90 days to assist businesses that are hurting from the economic crisis caused

On March 25, 2020, the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) issued new product exclusions pertaining to the 7.5% Section 301 List 4A Tariffs.  The new list of exclusions includes five 10-digit HTS subheadings and seven specially prepared product descriptions that cover 36 separate exclusion requests.  The full list of excluded products is available here

On March 20, 2020, the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) issued new product exclusions pertaining to the 25% Section 301 List 3 Tariffs.  The new list of exclusions includes one 10-digit HTS subheading that covers one exclusion request and 176 specially prepared product descriptions that cover 202 separate exclusion requests.  The full list of excluded

On March 16, 2020, the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) issued new product exclusions pertaining to the 25% Section 301 List 3 Tariffs.  The new list of exclusions includes five 10-digit HTS subheadings that cover 75 separate exclusion requests.  To view the full list of excluded products, click here.  According to the USTR, the

On March 6, 2020, the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) issued product exclusions pertaining to the 7.5% Section 301 List 4A Tariffs.  The new list of exclusions includes 8 10-digit HTS subheadings that cover 59 separate exclusion requests.  To view the full list of excluded products, click here.  According to the USTR, the product

In Husch Blackwell’s February 2020 Trade Law Newsletter, you’ll learn about the following updates in international trade and supply chain law:

  • USTR announces increase in Section 301 tariffs for aircraft
  • Section 232 derivative product tariffs
  • Commerce initiates an AD investigation on imports of difluoromethane (R-32) from China
  • India removed from U.S. list of developing

On February 14, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that it had completed its review of the current Section 301 tariffs due to the ongoing Large Civil Aircraft dispute with the European Union (EU).  As previously reported, various European goods (including aircraft, certain textiles and wearing apparel, hardware, cheeses, and other

On January 31, 2020, the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) issued another round of product exclusions pertaining to the 25% Section 301 List 3 Tariffs.  The new list of exclusions includes 52 specifically crafted product descriptions that cover 117 separate exclusion requests.  To view the full list of excluded products, click here.  According to

White HouseAt a White House ceremony on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He met to sign Phase 1 of the Trade Deal that has been negotiated since May 2019 in order to end any further escalation in the trade war between the two countries.  The agreement consists of