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More 301 Duties on China Expected

July 11, 2018

The Office of the United States Trade Representative has announced a proposal to modity the scope of products from China subject to duties imposed under Section 301. The proposal is to cover an additional $200 million in goods. The expanded list include many agricultural products, chemicals, plastic products, wood and leather products, paper, fabrics, and mechanical and electrical components. If the proposal is implemented, the goods on this list will be subject to a 10% ad valorem duty. The full notice and list are available here

Related to this process, the USTR has also announced a process by which interested parties can seek to have specific products excluded from the additional duties imposed under Section 301. That process is detailed here.