May 10th Update to Chinese 301 Duties

The U.S. Trade Representative has issued an update to the implementation of the increase for the third tranche of 301 duties from 10% to 25%. HTS number 9903.88.09 will apply to Chinese products exported prior to May 10, 2019, and entered into the United States on or after May 10, 2019, and before June 1, 2019. The duty rate for 9903.88.09 will remain at 10% in this interim period.

Goods exported on or after May 10, 2019 will be subject to the 25% duty rate under HTS 9903.88.03 and 9903.88.04.

Please contact Vandegrift with any questions regarding the effective date of the new tariffs.