Duty Refund – Section 301 China Import Tariff (Updated April 18, 2019)

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced a third list of excluded commodities from the China Import Tariff on April 18, 2019.  Similar to the first and second group of excluded commodities, a company may submit a Post Summary Correction (PSC) to US Customs to apply for a duty refund.  The duty refund exclusions are retroactive from July 6, 2018 and will expire on April 20, 2020:

Third group of excluded commodities will expire on April 20, 2020

 Customers’ commodities must match the description listed in order to be considered for a duty refund.  If there is no description next to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule number (HTS#), then the HTS# must match.  If you believe your company may qualify for a China Import Duty Tariff refund, please contact your local Speedmark representative.

Below are the links to the first two groups of excluded commodities for your easy reference:

First group of excluded commodities will expire on December 28, 2019.

Second group of excluded commodities will expire on March 25, 2020.