September 20, 2022

Requests for Continuation of China 301 Tariffs - USTR Update

USTR Receives Requests for Continuation of China 301 Tariffs

On September 2, 2022,  the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) confirmed that representatives of domestic industries have requested the continuation of the tariff actions in the Section 301 investigation of China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation.

As required by statute, the tariffs did not expire on their four-year anniversary dates and USTR will proceed with the next steps provided in the statute. 

The formal notice from USTR on the continuation may be found here. More details on the next steps in the four-year review process will be set out in subsequent notices. 

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