The U.S. Trade Representative has published the first set of exclusions to the second tranche of the 301 Chinese tariffs in today’s Federal Register. Each of the 69 exclusions is product specific and may be claimed using HTS 9903.88.12. Goods covered under this latest exclusion will no longer be subject to the 25% additional duty. This set of exclusions is retroactive to August 23, 2018 and will remain in place for one year from today.
Please contact Vandegrift for a full list of exclusions issued to date for Lists 1 and 2, and for assistance with obtaining refunds for eligible goods.