China Trade War

U.S. Government Issues Warning to Businesses to Abandon Supply Chains Connected to China’s Xinjiang Region   As concerns over crimes against humanity in the Xinjiang region of China continue to rise, the U.S. government is intensifying its efforts to persuade businesses to abandon supply chains connected to the region.  Harsher and broader warnings about conducting […]

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China has passed a new law restricting exports of strategic materials and advanced technology.  The law, passed by the National People’s Congress Standing Committee, applies to all companies in China, including foreign-invested ones, and will take effect on December 1, 2020. While the final version of the legislation has not yet been made public, anticipated […]

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Nearly two hundred products imported from China on List 1 and List 2 are now subject to the additional 25% Section 301 tariffs after the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) declined to extend exclusions previously granted to the products.  However, the USTR did approve extensions for 37 products, but only through December 31, […]

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Hundreds of products imported from China on List 1 and List 2 are now subject to the additional 25% Section 301 tariffs after the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) declined to extend exclusions previously granted to the products.  However, the USTR did approve extensions for 79 products, but only through December 31, 2020. […]

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The World Trade Organization (WTO) said that President Trump’s imposition of tariffs on $400 billion worth of imports from China violated international trade rules. In the September 15 report, the WTO’s dispute settlement panel ruled that the U.S. was unsuccessful in proving that its tariffs on Chinese products were necessary to level the playing field […]

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A recently filed lawsuit may result in refunds of Section 301 tariffs levied against all List 3 and List 4A goods from China, regardless of whether a timely protest was filed or not. In order to preserve rights to refunds, Importers must file their own independent claims by Friday, September 18, 2020.  To assist our clients […]

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