Effective August 23, 2018: 2nd Round of Additional Duties From China

The second tranche of additional tariffs under Section 301 follows the first tranche of tariffs imposed on approximately $34 billion of imports from China which went into effect on July 6.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection will begin collecting additional duties on imports from China on August 23, 2018.

United States Trade Representative (USTR) released the second tranche final tariff list:


To read the press release from USTR:



Proposed List 3 of Section 301 under the directive of President Trump


Last month, additional tariffs proposed on $200 billion worth of goods imported from China at a 10 percent rate was announced by U.S. Trade Representative (USTR). The increase could now be 25 percent instead of 10 percent and would apply to 6,031 tariff lines from China including seafood and produce. Deadline to submit written comments and post-hearing rebuttal comments is now September 6, 2018.


To view the statement of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer:



Flegenheimer International will continue to monitor and keep you posted for further information released by USTR