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Additional Exclusions Extended on Some Tranche 2 Goods: Section 301 News

The USTR recently announced a new extension for some exclusions of List 2 of Section 301 through the end of the year.

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The United States Trade Representative announced an extension for some exclusions on Tranche 2 of the Section 301 duties on goods from China.

The extension will only be effective from October 2 through December 31, 2020 and will notated with 9903.88.61.

HTS for the extended tariffs are: 


• Elastomeric petroleum resins (CAS No. 64742-16-1) (described in statistical reporting number 3911.10.0000)
• Machine tool stands having leveling, stabilizing, attachment or other special features (described in statistical reporting number 8466.30.8000)
• Electric motors, with an output of 18.65 W or more but not exceeding 37.5 W, with attached cables, designed for use in adjusting motor vehicle seats (described in statistical reporting number 8501.10.6080)
• DC electric motors, 12 V, with an output exceeding 74.6 W but not exceeding 735 W, with lead wires and electrical connector, measuring not over 75 mm outside diameter, with a housing not over 100 mm in length and a shaft not over 60 mm in length (described in statistical reporting number 8501.31.4000)
• DC electric motors, 12 V, with an output not exceeding 515 W, measuring not over 95 mm in outside diameter, not over 155 mm in length and with a shaft not over 30 mm in length (described in statistical reporting number 8501.31.4000)
• DC electric motors, 120 V, with an output not exceeding 90 W, measuring not over 90 mm long by 35 mm wide by 35 mm high (described in statistical reporting number 8501.31.4000)
• DC electric motors, 13.5 V, with an output not exceeding 110 W, measuring not over 75 mm outside diameter, housing not over 120 mm long, a shaft not over 55 mm long and with a mounting flange not over 150 mm (described in statistical reporting number 8501.31.4000)
• DC electric motors, 230 V, with an output not exceeding 140 W, measuring not more than 45 mm in diameter and not over 100 mm in length (described in statistical reporting number 8501.31.4000)
• DC electric motors, 230 V, with output not exceeding 85 W, measuring not more than 90 mm in length by 35 mm in width by 35 mm in height (described in statistical reporting number 8501.31.4000)
• DC electric motors, 24 V, with an output not exceeding 515 W, measuring not over 95 mm in outside diameter, not over 155 mm in length and with a shaft not over 30 mm in length (described in statistical reporting number 8501.31.4000)
• DC electric motors, with an output exceeding 74.6 W but not exceeding 735 W, containing lead wires and an electrical connector (described in statistical reporting number 8501.31.4000)
• DC motors with a power output exceeding 74.6 W but not exceeding 230 W, measuring less than 105 mm in diameter and 50 mm or more but not over 100 mm in length (described in statistical reporting number 8501.31.4000)
• DC motors, of an output exceeding 74.6 W but not exceeding 735 W, each valued not over $18 (described in statistical reporting number 8501.31.4000)
• Direct Current (DC) permanent magnet motors rated at 90 W or more but not over 110 W and 24 V with torque of 65 Newton meters (Nm) and 2,035 Nm, incorporating a wheel that can manually actuate a valve (described in statistical reporting number 8501.31.4000)
• Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs), Appliance Leakage Current Interrupters (ALCIs), Leakage Current Detection Interrupters (LCDIs), and Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCIs) (described in statistical reporting number 8536.30.8000)
• Electronic AC passive infrared (PIR) motion sensing switches (described in statistical reporting number 8536.50.7000)
• Bottom shelf coupler assemblies designed for use with coupling systems of vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 (described in statistical reporting number 8607.30.1000)
• Buffering/cushioning front retainer plates, designed for use with buffering/cushioning systems of vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 (described in statistical reporting number 8607.30.1000)
• Buffering/cushioning intermediate aligning and overtravel protection members, designed for use with buffering/cushioning systems of vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 (described in statistical reporting number 8607.30.1000)
• Buffering/cushioning rear aligning and overtravel protection members designed for use with buffering/cushioning systems of vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 (described in statistical reporting number 8607.30.1000)
• Buffering/cushioning rear structural units, designed for use with buffering/cushioning systems of vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 (described in statistical reporting number 8607.30.1000)
• Buffering/cushioning retention and alignment shafts, designed for use with buffering/cushioning systems of vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 (described in statistical reporting number 8607.30.1000)
• Buffering/cushioning retention caps, designed for use with buffering/cushioning systems of freight railcars of heading 8606 (described in statistical reporting number 8607.30.1000)
• Draft pack rear aligning and overtravel protection members, designed for use with hybrid railcar cushioning systems of freight railcars of heading 8606 (described in statistical reporting number 8607.30.1000)
• Follower block plates, designed for use with buffering/cushioning systems of freight railcars of heading 8606 (described in statistical reporting number 8607.30.1000)
• Type F knuckles, designed for use with coupling systems of vehicles of heading 8605 or 8606 (described in statistical reporting number 8607.30.1000)
• Digital clinical thermometers, valued not over $11 each (described in statistical reporting number 9025.19.8040 prior to July 1, 2020; described in statistical reporting number 9025.19.8010 or 9025.19.8020 effective July 1, 2020)
• Portable, wireless enabled, electrical gas monitors (described in statistical reporting number 9027.10.2000)”