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First Set of Exclusions for List 3 of Section 301 China Tariffs Announced

On August 5th, 2019, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released the first set of exclusions to list 3 of the Section 301 tariffs on Chinese goods. These exclusions are retroactive back to September 24th, 2018, but only extend up to one year from the publication date in the Federal Register. They are available to any importer.

 First Set of Exclusions for List 3 of Section 301 China Tariffs Announced

The new set exclusion heading will be 9903.88.13 and cover the below described articles

  • (1) Container units of plastics, each comprising a tub and lid therefore, configured or fitted for the conveyance, packing, or dispensing of wet wipes (described in statistical reporting number 3923.10.9000) 
  • (2) Injection molded polypropylene plastic caps or lids each weighing not over 24 grams designed for dispensing wet wipes (described in statistical reporting number 3923.50.0000) 
  • (3) Kayak paddles, double ended, with shafts of aluminum and blades of fiberglass reinforced nylon (described in statistical reporting number 3926.90.3000) 
  • (4) High tenacity polyester yarn not over 600 decitex (described in statistical reporting number 5402.20.3010) 
  • (5) Nonwovens weighing more than 25 g/m2 but not more than 70 g/m2 in rolls, not impregnated coated or covered (described in statistical reporting number 5603.92.0090) 
  • (6) Pet cages of steel (described in statistical reporting number 7323.99.9080) 
  • (7) Carts, not mechanically propelled, each with three or four wheels, of the kind used for household shopping (described in statistical reporting number 8716.80.5090) 
  • (8) Truck trailer skirt brackets, other than parts of general use of Section XV (described in statistical reporting number 8716.90.5060) 
  • (9) Inflatable boats, other than kayaks and canoes, with over 20 gauge polyvinyl chloride (PVC), each valued at $500 or less and weighing not over 52 kg (described in statistical reporting number 8903.10.0060) 
  • (10) Inflatable kayaks and canoes, with over 20 gauge polyvinyl chloride (PVC), each valued at $500 or less and weighing not over 22 kg (described in statistical reporting number 8903.10.0060) 

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