GUIDANCE: One Year Extension on Certain China Section 301 Exclusions for Products Covered Under Tranche 1 – $34B –Action (9903.88.06)

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Cargo Systems Messaging Service CSMS #42180527-GUIDANCE: One Year Extension on Certain China Section 301 Exclusions for Products Covered Under Tranche 1 – $34B –Action (9903.88.06) BACKGROUND On March 19, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published Federal Register (FR) Notice 85 FR 15849 to extend for 12 months certain product…

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Section 301 Tranche 3 – $200B Eleventh Round of Product Exclusions from China

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CSMS #42181055 – GUIDANCE: Section 301 Tranche 3 – $200B Eleventh Round of Product Exclusions from China BACKGROUND On March 26, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published Federal Register (FR) Notice 85 FR 17158 announcing the decision to grant the eleventh round of certain exclusion requests from the Section…

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USTR Grants Exclusions  to section 301 Tranche 4A – $300B Second Round of Product Exclusions from China (9903.88.42) to address Medical Supplies

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Members, The USTR granted 19 additional exclusions from Section 301 List 4 to medical supplies that are part of the COVID19 response. These exclusions apply retroactively to the implementation date of September 1st, 2019 and will remain until September 1st, 2020. CSMS #42049352 – GUIDANCE: Section 301 Tranche 4A –…

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US – CBP – Update on FDA’s Import Operations During The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak

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Cargo Systems Messaging Service CSMS #42065469 – Update on FDA’s Import Operations During The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak FDA’s Import Operations currently remain functional and operational.  Activities including FDA Prior Notice review, FDA entry processing, FDA sampling/examination of high risk shipments, FSVP inspections, filer assessments, and compliance activities are…

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Gemini Shippers Group  calls on President Trump To Suspend Tariffs In Response to Coronavirus Outbreak

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Members, Today Gemini Shippers Group joined the other members of the Americans for Free Trade coalition in calling on President Trump To Suspend Tariffs In Response to Coronavirus Outbreak, Providing Relief to Millions of American Farmers, Manufacturers, and Consumers. A press release and a copy of the letter can be found…

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USTR Grants further Exclusions to List 3 for 5  tariff numbers that were subject to the Section 301 List 3

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Members,  ( 3/17/2020)  The US Trade Representative granted further exclusions to  List 3 for the section 301 tariff. These exclusions retroactively apply to the September 24th, 2018 implementation date and remain in effect until August 7th, 2020. The notice from USCBP is included below:    CSMS #42048963 – GUIDANCE: Section…

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CSMS #41998518 – GUIDANCE: Section 301 Tranche 3 – $200B Ninth Round of Product Exclusions from China

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CSMS #41998518 – GUIDANCE: Section 301 Tranche 3 – $200B Ninth Round of Product Exclusions from China BACKGROUND On February 20, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published Federal Register (FR) Notice 85 FR 9921 announcing the decision to grant the ninth round of certain exclusion requests from the Section…

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USTR Issues More Product Exclusions From Third Tranche of Section 301 Tariffs

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USTR Issues More Product Exclusions From Third Tranche of Section 301 Tariffs The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative issued another set of product exclusions from the third group of Section 301 tariffs on goods from China. The new exclusions from the tariffs include “one 10-digit HTSUS subheading,” which covers…

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Section 301 $200B – Tranche 3 Seventh Round of Product Exclusions from China

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Members USCBP announced the following update on section 301 product exclusion today. CSMS #41702837 – GUIDANCE: Section 301 $200B – Tranche 3 Seventh Round of Product Exclusions from China On January 6, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published Federal Register (FR) Notice 85 FR 549 announcing the decision to…

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CSMS #41538917 – GUIDANCE: Decrease in Section 301 Duties on Certain Products of China; $300B-Action -Tranche 4A

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Tooday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a CSMS message with guidance for the List 4A tariff reduction which will take effect on February 14 – CSMS #41538917 – GUIDANCE: Decrease in Section 301 Duties on Certain Products of China; $300B-Action -Tranche 4A. Details of this message are posted below: Cargo…

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