On July 10, 2019, USTR initiated an investigation into the Digital Services Tax (DST) under consideration by France. On December 2, 2019, USTR concluded that France's Digital Services Tax is unreasonable, discriminatory, and burdens U.S. commerce.
New! On January 7, 2020, USTR announced that they will not impose additional duties on products of France that were scheduled to take effect January 6, 2021. These duties are suspended indefinitely.
USTR had originally proposed to impose additional tariffs of up to 100 percent on products of France to be drawn from a list of 63 tariff subheadings with an import value of about $2.4 billion. Following public comments and further review, USTR had determined to impose a 25 percent additional tariff on 21 tariff subheadings with an import value of about $1.3 billion.
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