Trade Representative Publishes Notice of Product Exclusions: China's Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation
Effective July 6, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional duties on goods of China with an annual trade value of approximately $34 billion as part of the action in the Section 301 investigationof China's acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation. The Trade Representative's determination included a decision to establish a product exclusion process. The Trade Representative initiated theexclusion process in July 2018, and stakeholders have submitted requests for the exclusion of specific products. The Trade Representative granted exclusion requests in December 2018, March 2019, and April 2019. The Trade Representative has determined to grant additional exclusion requests. The Trade Representative will continue to issue decisions on pending requests on a periodic basis.
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