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A Section 301 investigation determined that China’s acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation are unreasonable and discriminatory. 

Product Lists

Please note we are unable to provide the below lists in Excel.

Every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of these lists. However, we recommend that you contact us with issues or questions and that you refer to the original Federal Register notices or CSMS messages for official information.

Please note we are unable to provide the above lists in Excel.

Section 301 Tariff: List 4A & List 4B 

List 4A goods are subject to a 7.5% additional tariff effective February 14, 2020. There is no additional tariff on goods on list 4B. List 4 goods have a cumulative import value of $300 billion. 

List 4A and 4B goods were subject to a 15% additional tariff rate prior to the Phase One Economic and Trade Agreement signed by the United States and China on January 15, 2020. Find full details of the Phase One Agreement on USTR's website.

The exclusion process for items on List 4A is now closed. USTR granted exclusions in March, May, June, July and August 2020, some of which are product specific and others that cover entire subheadings.

ST&R has extensive experience assisting companies with mitigating the impact of this tariff increase through tariff classification, tariff engineering, first sale, and other methods. Contact us for assistance.

Section 301 Tariff: List 3
List 3 products, with a total import value of $200 billion, are subject to an additional 25% tariff as of 5/10/19. List 3 products originally faced a 10% tariff which was effective from 9/24/18 until they were increased to 25%. The additional tariff on List 3 products is not affected by the Phase 1 deal and will remain at 25%. 

The exclusion process for List 3 products is closed, and all exclusion requests have been reviewed as of May 28, 2020. Some of the exclusions granted by USTR are product specific and others cover entire subheadings. All exclusions granted will be retroactive to Sept. 24, 2018, and expire August 7, 2020. USTR has extended some exclusions to December 31, 2020 and allowed other exclusions to expire.

ST&R has extensive experience assisting companies with exclusion requests and extension of exclusion requests. We also have experience mitigating the impact of this tariff increase through tariff classification, tariff engineering, first sale, and other methods. Contact us for assistance.

Section 301 Tariff: List 2
List 2 products, with a total import value of $16 billion, are subject to an additional 25% tariff as of Aug. 23, 2018. The additional tariff on List 2 products is not affected by the Phase 1 deal and will remain at 25%. 

All exclusion requests from List 2 have been reviewed as of October 3, 2019. All of the exclusions granted by USTR are product specific and retroactive to Aug. 23, 2018. They will remain in place for one year after the exclusion determination is published in the Federal Register. USTR has extended some exclusions to December 31, 2020 and allowed other exclusions to expire.

ST&R has extensive experience assisting companies with mitigating the impact of this tariff increase through tariff classification, tariff engineering, first sale, and other methods. Contact us for assistance.

Section 301 Tariff: List 1
List 1 products, with a total import value of $34 billion, were subject to an additional 25% tariff as of July 19, 2018. The additional tariff on List 1 products was not affected by the Phase 1 deal will remains at 25%. 

All exclusion requests from List 1 have been reviewed. Some exclusions granted by USTR are product specific and others cover entire subheadings. All exclusions granted are retroactive to July 6, 2018, and remain in place for one year after the exclusion determination is published in the Federal Register. USTR has extended some exclusions to December 31, 2020 and allowed other exclusions to expire.

ST&R has extensive experience assisting companies with mitigating the impact of this tariff increase through tariff classification, tariff engineering, first sale, and other methods. Contact us for assistance.

Exclusion Requests

Official Documents

List 4

List 3

List 2

List 1

Other

Contact

Email messages@strtrade.com with questions about the Section 301 tariffs on China.


Join the China Tariff Refund Lawsuit for List 3 & 4A Goods

There is still time for importers who have NOT filed a lawsuit in the Court of International Trade challenging the Section 301 tariffs on List 3 and 4A goods from China to do so. 

Email 301litigation@strtrade.com for more information or assistance filing your claim. 

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