NMMA offers guidance on requesting exclusion from Section 301 tariffs

NMMA is notifying members of an opportunity to request relief from the first tranche of Section 301 tariffs on $34 billion in goods imported from China.

Back in July, the U.S. government began imposing a 25 percent tariff on select Chinese products – including propellers, hydro jet engines, combustion engines, fuel injection pumps, manufacturing machinery, antenna receivers, display monitors, and navigational instruments.

A full list of affected products is available here. [Note: This is not the $200 billion list the administration released earlier this week (Monday, September 17, 2018).] 

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has developed a system for requesting an exclusion, and NMMA is encouraging all affected members to file a submission. Click here to access the official Section 301 tariff exclusion form.

The deadline for filing an exclusion request is Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018.

In addition, NMMA has developed a guide on the USTR’s submission procedures, which is available here.

For more information, please contact NMMA Senior Vice President of Government Relations and Legal Affairs, Nicole Vasilaros at nvasilaros@nmma.org or NMMA Director of Federal Affairs, Lance West at lwest@nmma.org.

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