Category: Section 301

List 4 based on ENTRY DATE

Federal Register Notice has been issued related to when duties will begin for list 4. According to the USTR the duty will be based on THE ENTRY DATE. This means all goods on the water will NOT be exempt from additional tariffs if they arrive on or after September 1st or December 15th depending on… Read more »

SOME Additional Tariffs Delayed

UPDATED (11:34am)—-The USTR just announced they will delay the increase in tariffs on some categories. Some of the items include certain toys, footwear, cell phones and video game consoles. The start date of September 1st has been delayed until at least December 15th. Click here for List4A (effective September 01, 2019) and List 4B (effective… Read more »

List 3 Exemptions

The first round of exemptions for Section 301, List 3 HTS codes has been published. The exclusions are retroactive to September 24, 2018 and will extend for one year after the publication of the notice. Click her to see the 10 specific product descriptions affected. If you are a customer of JWH then I have… Read more »

List 2 Exemptions

On July 31st the USTR published the first round of exemptions for Section 301, List 2 HTS codes. The exclusions are retroactive to August 23, 2018 and will extend for one year after the publication of this notice. FR 84 No. 187 outlines the exemption and the HTS affected. If you are a customer of… Read more »

YES – It is true, MORE TARIFFS

President Trump announced he will impose an additional 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion dollar of goods from China. These goods are on List 4, and include footwear, clothing, and other goods that have been kept off previous lists. This announcement comes after 2 days of negotiations. Another meeting of negotiators has been scheduled… Read more »

Section 301 Lists

I know keeping up with the different lists has been difficult so I am sharing a link from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg that shows all the affected HTS codes in one place. Please feel free to give us a call if you have any questions about your specific HTS or any future imports you may… Read more »

List 3 Date Change

On Friday the USTR announced they will extend the amount of time for goods to arrive into the United States before they will be charged 25%. Originally the cut off was June 1st however the Federal Register notice has changed that date to June 15th. Some believe this is a good sign that a deal… Read more »

List 4 Released

List 4 has been released and it could be the straw that breaks the camels back. The list contains everything from live animals, frozen food and cheese thru wearing apparel, footwear and sporting equipment. The important thing to know is that there is still time to submit written comments, or even make a request to… Read more »

Tariff Increase – 25%

As you have heard the President of the United States has threatened to increase the additional duties on “List 3” items from 10% to 25% beginning Friday, May 10th. As of this morning, US Customs has made the necessary changes to their database so that is a good sign that the increase will take place…. Read more »

Chinese Tariff Increase

Over the weekend President Trump has threatened that the additional duty on $200 billion worth of goods being imported from China could increase from the current 10% to 25%. The key word right now is THREATENED – that means there is still a chance that this weeks meeting with the Chinese delegation could produce another… Read more »