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Industry Update: 10% Tariff on Additional Chinese Products

On July 10, 2018 the Office of the United States Trade Representative announced they are proposing an additional 10 percent tariff on Chinese made products. The additional list of tariff numbers includes 6,031 8-digit tariff lines on approximately $200 billion in Chinese imports. 

The below is an excerpt from that bulletin:

Bulletin for July 10, 2018

USTR Releases List of Chinese Goods Set for $200 Billion in Proposed Tariffs

The U.S. Trade Representative is proposing an additional 10 percent tariff on 6,031 8-digit tariff lines -- about $200 billion worth of imports. Those who wish to testify for or against the inclusion of an item on the list must file by July 27, and written comments are due by August 17. Hearings will be held August 20-23. Senior government officials said a decision on tariffs will be made sometime after August 30.

A complete list of the products and their tariff codes along with the entire USTR bulletin can be found HERE.

We recognize this ongoing US and China tariff situation is fluid and has the potential to affect your supply chain processes. As your logistics partner, we will continue to offer our support. Meanwhile, do not hesitate to contact our customer service team if you have questions regarding the status of your shipments.  

With regards,

Vantec Hitachi Transport System (USA), Inc.

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