The United States Trade Representative has announced additional exclusions from the China Section 301 tariffs for List 4 goods. Included in this round of exclusions are 7 product specific exclusions and five 10 digit HTS codes. The provisional HTS code is 9903.8844 for these exclusions that are retroactive to September, 1, 2019 and remain in effect until September 1, 2020. Importers should review the newly excluded products and apply for refunds of any tariffs paid on such goods since Sept. 1, 2019. Importers may utilize these exclusions for any product that meets the descriptions in the USTR notice, even if they did not request it. The latest list of exclusions are available online here.
For more information on Section 301 tariffs, including exclusions and how to apply for duty refunds, please contact Mallory Alexander’s consulting arm, M-PACT Solutions.