Section 301 List 1 Exclusions Could Be Extended

Section 301 List 1 Exclusions Could Be Extended

Importers could see exclusion extensions for Section 301 list 1. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has publish a notice in the Federal Register asking for comments on extending the impending expiration date of December 28, 2019, another 12 months. The notice states, “The focus of the evaluation will be whether, despite the first…

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Do I Need an Export License?

Do I Need an Export License?

As an exporter it is your responsibility know if you need an export license. On top of that, it is your responsibility to know who you’re exporting to and to watch for red flags. To help, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has published guidance for exporting to Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and UAE. But…

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Section 301 List 3 Gets Third Round of Exclusions

Section 301 List 3 Gets Third Round of Exclusions

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has announced the third round of Section 301 tariff exclusions for list 3. The exclusions will apply as of the September 24, 2018, effective date of the $200 billion action, to August 7, 2020. The list includes 83 specially prepared product descriptions, which cover 95 separate exclusion requests. If…

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Section 301 Tariffs to be Imposed on E.U. 10/18/19

Section 301 Tariffs to be Imposed on E.U. 10/18/19

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has published a list of European Union (E.U.) products that will be subject to additional Section 301 tariffs of 10% or 25%, effective October 18, 2019. The Section 301 proclamation comes as a result of U.S. concerns over the European subsidies to Airbus Industries, an aircraft manufacturer…

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