USTR To Raise China Tariffs

Written May 10, 2019

The United States Trade Representative on May 9, 2019, issued a notice that it is modifying the action being taken in its Section 301 investigation into China’s policies and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation. 84 Fed. Reg. 20459.

According to the Federal Register notice, the Trade Representative will the rate of additional duty from 10 percent to 25 percent on certain products from China. The Trade Representative has further determined to establish a process by which interested persons may request that particular products classified within a tariff subheading covered by the September 2018 action be excluded from the additional duties.