The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced the latest round of approved product exclusions from China Section 301 List 3 duties. List 3 product exclusions are retroactive to September 24, 2018 and effective until August 7, 2020.
These product exclusions are covered by two 10-digit HTSUS subheadings (covering certain bicycles) and sixty-six (66) new product-specific descriptions.
They include certain rubber belts, leather briefcases, woven fabric, steel staples, telescoping poles, steel clamps, pliers, flatware sets, valve lifters, alternators, pumps, ventilation fans, winches, portable air compressors, wireless battery chargers, digital video cameras, ultraviolet lamps, microscopes, chair parts, stackable chairs for religious worship settings, light boxes, etc.
How to apply exclusions? The product exclusions from the China Section 301 duties are available for any importer for any product that falls within the special product descriptions and enumerated ten-digit HTSUS classifications.
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