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August 29, 2019
Section 301, Tranche 4 Duty Increase Announced

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced its intention to publish in the Federal Register (FR) an increase from 10% to 15% on the additional duties imposed on goods of Chinese origin under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, Tranche 4.

  • List 1: Goods listed in Annex A of the FR Notice of Modification to Section 301 Action will be subject to 15% duty when entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. EDT on September 1, 2019.
  • List 2: Goods listed in Annex C of the FR Notice of Modification to Section 301 Action will be subject to 15% duty when entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. EDT on December 15, 2019.

For more information and updates, refer to the links below:

USTR China Section 301 – Tariff Actions and Exclusion Process web page.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Trade Remedy web page.

For more information, please contact your local FedEx Trade Networks Transport & Brokerage office. For a complete list of office locations, go to ftn.fedex.com/us/locations.


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