Key Notes:

  • The Section 301 tariff actions have been effective in encouraging China to take steps toward eliminating its unfair practices, but it has not eliminated many of its forced technology transfer-related acts, policies and practices.
  • Products currently subject to Section 301 duties will remain subject to the existing additional duties.
  • The USTR will implement new tariffs on seven specific sectors where China continues to rely on government policies and nonmarket practices to unfairly capture market share.
  • The USTR will establish a product exclusion process for certain critical machinery used in domestic manufacturing.

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