The USTR (United States Trade Representative) has announced that on October 31, 2019, it will begin to accept tariff exclusion requests for Chinese imports that are subject to an additional 15 percent tariff (List 4), which went into effect on September 1, 2019.
Exclusion requests will be received via the USTR exclusion request processing portal. Details regarding the application process will be published in the Federal Register next week.
Additional exclusions for Chinese imports subject to an additional 25 percent tariff (List 3) will be issued the week of October 27, 2019 in response to approximately 150 exclusion requests.
For more information on the Section 301 tariff exclusion request process, please click here. If you have questions about how this could impact your business, please contact us or reach out to your Ascent Global Logistics representative directly.