Background

The U.S. Trade Representative has just issued a press release announcing the proposed tariffs under Section 301. The proposed list covers 1,300 tariff lines at the 8-digit level. Companies will have an opportunity to provide input through a 30-day comment process, including a hearing.

The product list includes goods in the following headings:

  • 29 - chemicals
  • 30 - medicines
  • 40 - some rubber, tires & conveyor belts
  • 72 - iron / non alloy steel
  • 73 - alloy steel
  • 76 - aluminum
  • 84 - machinery and mechanical appliances, including machinery used in manufacturing textiles and apparel
  • 85 - electrical machinery, television image and sound recorders and reproducers
  • 86 - railway / tramway
  • 87 - motor vehicles
  • 88 - planes and helicopters
  • 89 - boats
  • 90 - glass and microscopes
  • 93 - guns

The full product list can be found here.

For more information, please contact Thomas G. Travis at (305) 894-1001, Nicole Bivens Collinson at (202) 730-4956 or Kristen Smith at (202) 730-4965.

Professional

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J. Nicole Bivens Collinson
President, International Trade & Government Relations
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Kristen S. Smith
Member, Trade Remedies Practice Group Leader
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Thomas G. Travis
Managing Partner
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