The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is seeking public comment on the announcement of new tariffs on Chinese goods related to its Section 301 investigation into Chinese intellectual property practices. In response to China retaliatory tariffs responding to the U.S. government’s implementation of an initial tranche of 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion, the U.S. Trade Representative is seeking comments on an additional 25 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese goods. The list of products to be affected can be found here. Public comments regarding this proposed additional action are welcome and will be received according to the following schedule:
August 13, 2018: Due date for filing requests to appear and a summary of expected testimony at the public hearing, and for filing pre-hearing submissions.
August 17, 2018: Due date for submission of written comments.
August 20–23, 2018: The Section 301 Committee will convene a public hearing in the main hearing room of the U.S. International Trade Commission.
September 5, 2018: Due date for submission of post-hearing rebuttal comments.
Comments should be submitted via regulations.gov by August 17, 2018.
NAEGA members interested in contributing to these comments should contact Gary or Ryan.