SECTION 301 TARIFF UPDATES: USTR GRANTS EXCLUSIONS & SEEKS COMMENTS ON PRODUCTS NECESSARY TO COMBAT COVID-19!
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), faced with the current COVID-19 pandemic, has moved quickly to grant numerous exclusion requests in March 2020; many of which are for medical supplies. USTR is also seeking comments from industry on whether products are necessary to combat COVID-19 spread and should be excluded from the additional duties. DTL has assisted clients in submitting comments to the USTR – this is the time to let your voice be heard.
Below is a chart summarizing recent changes to Section 301 Tariffs: