The U.S. Trade Representative is seeking public comment on proposed modifications to actions being taken in its Section 301 investigation regarding acts, policies, and practices of the Government of China related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation. The proposed modification is to take further action in the form of an additional ad valorem duty of up to 25 percent on products of China with an annual trade value of approximately $300 billion.
USTR is seeking public comment and will hold a public hearing regarding this proposed modification on June 17, 2019 from the International Trade Commission. While it is too late to request to testify at the hearing, written comments will be accepted until the end of the day on June 17.
All written submissions can be made on regulations.gov under the docket number USTR-2019-0004.