China Section 301 Exclusions Extended Through May 31, 2024

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has extended all current Section 301 exclusions that were due to expire on December 31, 2023.  They will now expire at 11:59 pm on May 31,2024. 

This includes both the 352 reinstated exclusions, and the 77 COVID-related exclusions. 

The extended exclusions will continue to use the current Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) exclusion numbers:

          9903.88.67 for reinstated exclusions, and

          9903.88.68 for COVID-related exclusions

Section 301 additional duties for goods not excluded impose a 25 percent duty rate for goods on Lists 1, 2, 3; and a 7.5 percent duty rate for goods on List 4A.

The USTR will also be accepting public comments on whether to further extend particular exclusions using a USTR docket from January 22, 2024 through February 21, 2024.

Questions regarding Section 301 for Chinese origin products may be directed to your Livingston account manager.