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1 04, 2020

Section 301 Updates: The Coronavirus

2020-04-13T21:51:35+00:00April 1st, 2020|Section 301|

By: Brandon French, Associate Attorney, Braumiller Law Group The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has recently opened a comment period to address the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The USTR is inviting interested parties to submit a comment explaining whether a product currently covered by the Section 301 tariff action is needed for the medical and public health response against the

1 04, 2020

Using Section 301 Tariff Exclusions

2020-04-13T22:24:04+00:00April 1st, 2020|Section 301|

By: James Holbein, Of Counsel, Braumiller Law Group The window for filing a request for exclusions from the tariffs imposed by the Trump Administration on goods from China closed in late January.  However, the process of granting exclusions is unfolding very slowly. Tranches One and Two:  The exclusions granted under the first two tranches of tariffs have expired and the

7 02, 2020

Updates with Chinese Trade War

2020-02-25T00:00:08+00:00February 7th, 2020|China, Section 301|

By: Brandon French, Associate Attorney, Braumiller Law Group President Trump signed the Phase 1 Agreement with China on January 15, 2020. As part of the agreement, China has pledged to purchase $200 billion worth of goods and services over the next two years - this would be a 50% increase from the current levels. The $200 billion worth of goods

4 06, 2019

Chinese Retaliatory Tariffs and List 4

2019-06-04T18:19:22+00:00June 4th, 2019|Section 301|

By: Jennifer Horvath, Senior Associate, Braumiller Law Group In light of President Trump’s decision to increase tariffs on the $200 billion list of Chinese imports, China has decided to raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods. These retaliatory tariffs affect approximately 5,000 products and the total duty ranges from 20-25% depending on the commodity. The Chinese retaliatory tariffs

4 06, 2019

Special 301 Duties on Aircraft – Are They Just Winging It?

2019-06-04T17:33:34+00:00June 4th, 2019|News & Publications, Section 301|

By: Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel, Braumiller Law Group In a Federal Register Notice dated April 12, 2019, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) announced the initiation of an investigation into European Union (EU) subsidies of large aircraft.  The notice also contained a list of European origin aircraft and other products targeted for potential additional duties.  There was also

9 04, 2019

Section 301 Considerations When Importing from a NAFTA Country

2019-04-09T20:04:15+00:00April 9th, 2019|News & Publications, Section 301|

By: Paul Fudacz, Senior Associate Attorney With the advent of the Section 301 tariffs, an issue that has been raised frequently is how to accurately determine the country of origin for Section 301 tariff purposes for goods imported from a NAFTA country.  The NAFTA sets forth rules for determining the “country of origin” of products traded within the NAFTA